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21st annual Bread and Words reading set for Nov. 23

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 21st Annual Bread and Words reading on Nov. 23 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.

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 Catherine Bailey, Etenia Mullins, Micah Lee, Nathan Baker and APSU assistant professor of creative writing, Dr. Amy Wright.

For more information about the benefit, contact Barry Kitterman in the APSU Center for Excellence for the Creative Arts at kittermanb@apsu.edu.