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Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference to be held June 5th-6th, 2014

 

This Year’s Keynote Speaker is Susan Gregg Gilmore

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, will be holding the the Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference June 5th and 6th, 2014, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore, critically-acclaimed novelist and author of Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen, The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove and The Funeral Dress.

Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference Keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore

Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference Keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2014 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of May, the Museum will feature Sessions with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, There’s No Place Like Oz, Anne Bagby: Layered Expressions, Figuratively Speaking: National Juried Exhibition, Illustrated Poetry: The Art of Jim Diehr, A Puppet Production, Let’s Find: Shoes, and The Symbolism of Oz.

Anne Bagby painting Atrodyssey

Anne Bagby painting Atrodyssey

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Susan Gregg Gilmore to Keynote Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, June 5th-6th, 2014

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 5th and 6th, 2014, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore, critically-acclaimed novelist and author of Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen, The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove and The Funeral Dress.

Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference Keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore

Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference Keynote speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore

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First Thursday Art Walk to be held on April 4th, 2013

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent. «Read the rest of this article»

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Visual art and creative writing collide at new Austin Peay State University exhibit at Framemaker Gallery

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Telling stories about our environment, whether derived from myth or direct observation, is part of the human condition. During the month of April, the Framemaker Gallery at 705 North Second Street will explore the ancient tradition with “Stories About Place + Self” — a selection of broadsides printed by visual art and creative writing students from Austin Peay State University. «Read the rest of this article»

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David Huddle Fiction Reading at Austin Peay State University February 12th

 

2012-2013 Acuff Chair of Excellence

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013, Austin Peay State University will have a reading by David Huddle at the Morgan University Center, room 303 at 8:00pm.

Huddle will read from his forthcoming novel, “The Faulkes Chronicle”. The reading is free and open to the public.

 David Huddle

David Huddle

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18th Annual Bread and Words reading at Austin Peay State University November 20th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Every November, on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts a benefit reading that not only celebrates the written word, but also raises public awareness of hunger in the local community.

This year, the tradition continues with the 18th Annual Bread and Words reading on November 20th in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom. «Read the rest of this article»

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Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient and Award Winning Writer David Huddle to read at APSU on November 8th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Every autumn, the Library of Virginia honors some of the nation’s top writers with its annual Virginia Literary Awards. Previous winners include such noted authors as Richard Bausch, Barbara Kingsolver and Geraldine Brooks.

Earlier this month, the Library presented its 2012 Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction to another esteemed writer – Austin Peay State University’s 2012-13 Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient David Huddle.

David Huddle

David Huddle

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APSU Acuff Chair of Excellence holder for 2012-13 to be Noted Writer David Huddle

 

Austin Peay State University

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, the award-winning writer David Huddle was contacted by Dr. Amy Wright, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of creative writing. Both writers hailed from rural Wythe County, VA, and after a bit of reminiscing about local haunts they both knew, Wright asked Huddle a question.

How would he, a two-time National Endowment of the Arts fellow and author of more than 17 books of poetry, fiction and essays, like to spend a few months this fall and next spring in Clarksville, working with APSU creative writing students? «Read the rest of this article»

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