Charles D’Ambrosio, April 4, 2018

Charles D’Ambrosio “is one of the strongest, smartest and most literate essayists practicing today.” — Phillip Lopate, The New York Times Charles D’Ambrosio is the recipient of a Whiting Award and a Lannan Fellowship, and is the author of two collections of essays, Loitering and Orphans, and of two collections of short stories, The Point...

Golden Leaves in the Library: Medieval Manuscript Fragments at Colby

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis, executive director of the Medieval Academy of America. In April 2016, Maine bookseller Seth Thayer found a cache of medieval manuscript leaves “in a trunk in a client’s house in Maine.” A Google search investigating the leaves led him to manuscript scholar Lisa Fagin Davis, who was able to identify all...

Fiction Reading : Sarah Shun-lien Bynum : Kristina Stahl Visiting Writer-in-Residence

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, the Kristina Stahl Writer-in-Residence, is the author of two novels, Ms. Hempel Chronicles, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Madeleine Is Sleeping, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. Her fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The New Yorker, Ploughshares,...

Craft Talk : Sarah Shun-lien Bynum the Kristina Stahl Visiting Writer-in-Residence

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, the Kristina Stahl Writer-in-Residence, is the author of two novels, Ms. Hempel Chronicles, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Madeleine Is Sleeping, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. Her fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The New Yorker, Ploughshares,...