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Writers' Harvest

Writers' Harvest donations go to  Southeastern Ohio food banks.
Writers' Harvest donations go to Southeastern Ohio food banks.

Fighting Hunger in Athens and Across the Nation

Renowned local writers read from their work yearly at a benefit hosted by Ohio University's Creative Writing program.

The benefit is part of Writers' Harvest, the nation's largest reading series working to help fight hunger.

For more information, contact the Special Programs Office, Bentley Annex 303, 740-707-3191.

Questions concerning larger donations to the Second Harvest Foodbank can be answered at the following numbers: 800-385-6813 or 740-385-6813.

Recent Events

Writers Harvest | Reading and Benefit for Hunger Relief, Oct. 11

Dr. Kelly Sundberg, author of 'Goodbye, Sweet Girl' poses for an outdoor portraitWriters Harvest, an annual event presented by the Ohio University Creative Writing program, hosts three local writers for an evening of literary nourishment on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Baker Center Theater. The event—part of a nation-wide reading series—benefits hunger relief efforts in the region, with all […]

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Posted on 10/01/2018

Writers Harvest | Local Authors & Food Drive, Nov. 9

Writers harvest poster, with sheaf of carrots. Writers harvest is a benefit for hunger relief.  Writers Harvest, an annual event presented by the Ohio University Creative Writing program, hosts three local writers for an evening of literary nourishment on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. The event—part of a nation-wide reading series—benefits hunger relief efforts in the region, with […]

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Posted on 11/01/2017

Writers Harvest | The Nonfiction of Dinty W. Moore, Sept. 22

Dinty W. MooreThe 2016 Writers Harvest welcomes nonfiction writer Dinty W. Moore, along with writers Gwen E. Kirby, Kathryn Nuernberger, and David Sanders, for a reading on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m., in the Walter Hall Rotunda; $5 suggested donation. By Morgan Cappel, intern for the Office of Special Programs Here, she offers an overview of […]

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Posted on 09/01/2016

Writers Harvest | Local Authors & Food Drive, Sept. 22

writers-harvest-poster-2016Ohio University’s Creative Writing program hosts four writers with ties to the Athens community at the upcoming “Writers Harvest” reading. The annual event, which benefits hunger relief efforts, takes place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. You can also watch this event live or archived […]

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Posted on 09/01/2016

Writers Harvest | The Poetry of David Sanders, Sept. 22

David SandersThe 2016 Writers Harvest welcomes poet David Sanders, along with writers Gwen E. Kirby, Dinty W. Moore, and Kathryn Nuernberger, for a reading on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m., in the Walter Hall Rotunda; $5 suggested donation. By Morgan Cappel, intern for the Office of Special Programs Here, she offers an overview of […]

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Posted on 09/01/2016

Writers Harvest | Local Authors & Food Drive, Sept. 15

Three renowned local writers read from their work at Writers Harvest, a benefit reading hosted by Ohio University’s Creative Writing program, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda, with a reception following in the lobby outside the theater. The benefit is part of Writers Harvest, […]

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Posted on 09/01/2015

Writers Harvest To Benefit Ohio Food Banks, Sept. 23

Writers Harvest 2014The Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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Posted on 08/30/2014

Writers Harvest to Benefit Ohio Food Bank, Sept. 24

Writers HarvestThe Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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Posted on 09/20/2013