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APSU hosts 20th annual Bread and Words reading on Nov. 24

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for life’s blessings, and the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts an annual reading to benefit those less fortunate in the community the best way it knows how: through the written word.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for life’s blessings, and the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts an annual reading to benefit those less fortunate in the community the best way it knows how: through the written word.

The tradition continues with the 20th Annual Bread and Words reading on Nov. 24 in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom. The evening begins with a meal of soups and breads at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. reading of poetry and fiction by students and faculty from the creative writing program. Chuck Emery will also be on hand to provide music.

A recommended donation of $5 is requested at the door. All proceeds will go to the APSU campus food bank to help students and staff members in need.

Readers for this year’s event will be Barry Kitterman, Conor Scruton, Chaseton Donahoe, Sarah L. Key, Ericka Suhl and Elizabeth Upshur.

Members and friends of the APSU Department of Languages and Literature who wish to provide pots of soup or loaves of bread may do so before 6 p.m. the evening of the event.  Those interested in donating may contact Ken Cervelli by telephone at (931) 221-7864 or by email at cervellik@apsu.edu. Marisa Sikes may also be contacted with an offer by telephone at (931) 221-7212 or by email at sikesm@apsu.edu.

For more information about the benefit, contact Susan Wallace in the APSU Center for Excellence for the Creative Arts by telephone at (931) 221-7031 or by email at wallacess@apsu.edu.

- Colin Harris, APSU communication specialist