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APSU Center of Excellence For The Creative Arts hosting alumni reading event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents an alumni reading by distinguished alumnae Kory Shrum, Heather Donahoe and Stephanie Bryant at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the Morgan University Center, Room 303, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents an alumni reading by distinguished alumnae Kory Shrum, Heather Donahoe and Stephanie Bryant at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the Morgan University Center, Room 303, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

Now living in Michigan, Shrum’s poetry has appeared in a number of literary magazines, including North American Review and Bateau. She has also published two urban fantasy novels, “Dying for a Living” and its sequel, “Dying by the Hour.”

Bryant was the co-founder of Up the Staircase Quarterly, where she served as co-editor from 2008-2013. She left to pursue the job of publisher and editor of Red Paint Hill Publishing. She has been nominated for Best of the Net, the storySouth Million Writers Award and is a two-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, one of the most respected literary prizes in North America. A few of her publications include The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Connotation Press, Full of Crow, Eclectica and THRUSH Poetry Journal.

Donahoe is the author of “The Southern Food Truck Cookbook,” which is a collection of recipes that explore the culinary traditions of the South. Donahoe previously worked as a newspaper reporter at the Tennessean, where she covered business topics and wrote a weekly food column for the Williamson A.M.

For more information on this event, contact the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at 931-221-7876, or email Susan Wallace at wallacess@apsu.edu.

- Colin Harris, APSU communication specialist