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Austin Peay’s Zone 3 Press to hold poetry reading today

 

Zone 3 PressClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2015 Zone 3 Press, the Austin Peay State University Center for Excellence in Creative Arts’ literary journal, will present a poetry reading with award-winning writers Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer.

The event will be held in Room 303 of the Morgan University Center and begins at 8:00pm.

Zone 3 to host poetry reading with writers Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer today at the Morgan University Center.

Zone 3 to host poetry reading with writers Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer today at the Morgan University Center.

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APSU to hold Poetry Reading featuring poets Angela Ball, Ashley Seitz Kramer

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – On October 22nd, Zone 3 Press, the Austin Peay State University Center for Excellence in Creative Arts’ literary journal, will present a poetry reading with award-winning writers Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer.

The event will be held in Room 303 of the Morgan University Center and begins at 8:00pm.

Poets Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer to read at Austin Peay on October 22nd.

Poets Angela Ball and Ashley Seitz Kramer to read at Austin Peay on October 22nd.

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Austin Peay State University art professor Paul Collins exhibits work in New York City

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Painting Center, an art gallery in New York City that is regularly mentioned in national publications such as The New Yorker and ArtForum, is hosting a solo exhibition this month of work by Paul Collins, Austin Peay State University associate professor of art.

The exhibit, titled “Into the Yellow Wood,” features a series of painted and collaged images that, according to the gallery, “examine the absurdity of the artist’s own unshakable romanticism. These works examine the construction of natural beauty under the scouring light of ecological Armageddon.”

Paul Collins - Saint Frozen

Paul Collins – Saint Frozen

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Exhibits Works by Margaret Evangeline

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Paintings by Internationally known artist Margaret Evangeline are on view in the Customs House Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery through October.

Evangeline’s work has been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, ArtNews, The New Yorker and many other publications. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as The Drawing Center, Art in General, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Palm Beach ICA, the Hafnarborg, Reykjavik and the Taipei Museum in Taiwan among others.

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent  display at the Customs House Museum

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent display at the Customs House Museum

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APSU to have Popular American humorist Roy Blount Jr. speak March 26th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Roy Blount Jr. is a hard man to classify. Is he a sports writer, an essayist or one of America’s leading humorists?

The Washington Post called his first book, “About Three Bricks Shy…And the Load Filled Up,” one of the 10 best sports books ever written.  Time magazine puts him “in the tradition of the great curmudgeons like H.L. Mencken and W.C. Fields.”

Roy Blount Jr. to speak at APSU

Roy Blount Jr. to speak at APSU

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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

 

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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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Two Award Winning Poets to Read at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University LogoOn Oct. 29, two nationally recognized and award-winning poets intend to share their work with the Clarksville community.

Phillis Levin, of New York, and Kate Gleason, of New Hampshire, will visit Austin Peay State University that day for a 7 p.m. poetry reading at the Morgan University Center.

Both women share a talent for the written word, but they recently forged a new connection. Levin, in her role as contest judge, selected Gleason’s poetry collection, “Measuring the Dark,” as the winner of the First Book Award at Zone 3 Press.

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