Meet a Press: West Virginia University Press

Meet a Press: West Virginia University Press
July 9, 2021

As an independent press, we love to help support other small and indie presses who, like us, work in their community by providing a space and a voice for local readers and writers. In our new blog series "Meet a Press," we thought we'd reach out to some of our friends in the local publishing business to get to know them a little bit better, see what they're up to, and share their work, and books, with you! Next up is West Virginia University Press, the only university press in West Virginia! Check out our interview with Derek Krissoff!

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Meet a Press: Belt Publishing

Meet a Press: Belt Publishing
June 21, 2021

As an independent press, we love to help support other small and indie presses who, like us, work in their community by providing a space and a voice for local readers and writers. In our new blog series "Meet a Press," we thought we'd reach out to some of our friends in the local publishing business to get to know them a little bit better, see what they're up to, and share their work, and books, with you! First up, here is Belt Publishing, a press that focuses on the Rust Belt and the Midwest. Check out our interview with publisher Anne Trubek!

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An Interview with Ashleigh Bell Pedersen

An Interview with Ashleigh Bell Pedersen
June 8, 2021

Meet Ashleigh Bell Pedersen, author of her upcoming novel The Crocodile Bride. This debut is set in the summer of 1982 in swampy Louisiana and follows eleven-year-old Sunshine Turner and her troubled father Billy, as the secrets of their family's past swirl around their yellow house in the little town of Fingertip. This novel will be published in spring of 2022 in the Cold Mountain Fund series, in partnership with Charles Frazier.

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An Interview with Andrew Siegrist

An Interview with Andrew Siegrist
February 19, 2021

Meet Andrew Siegrist, the winner of this year's C. Michael Curtis Story Story Book Prize for his collection, All the Colors of Rain. This was chosen by ZZ Packer, who says his work is "like entering a dream journal—every sense is heightened and stretched, every memory expanded and reassembled in the hopes of deciphering the past or surviving the present." We caught up with him about his book, who's inspiring him now, and what he's doing when he isn't writing!

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An Interview with Maris Lawyer

An Interview with Maris Lawyer
February 12, 2021

Meet Maris Lawyer, the winner of this year's South Carolina Novel Prize for her manuscript, "The Blue Line Down." This was chosen by Stephanie Powell Watts who said that "this story shows us how a decent enough person might be compelled to aid and abet bullies and killers. The story also shows us the main character's remarkable path to possible redemption.” We caught up with Maris to ask about her book, who's inspiring her right now, and what she's doing when she isn't writing!

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Magnolia | Betsy Teter

Magnolia | Betsy Teter
December 9, 2020

As we look forward to our next 25 years "cultivating readers and nurturing writers" in Spartanburg and beyond, we thought it would be fun to look back on our first 25 years through the lens of the Hub City Press catalog. We begin by paying homage to our co-founder Betsy Wakefield Teter, whose essay "Magnolia Tree" appeared in our first publication, The Hub City Anthology. It is the book that launched 100 more.

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Central to Their Lives comes home to the Johnson Collection | Lynne Blackman

Central to Their Lives comes home to the Johnson Collection | Lynne Blackman
November 18, 2020

The concept of home has taken on depth and dimension during this pandemic year. Whether sequestered at home—after all, there’s no place like it—or simply sticking close to it may have circumscribed our physical mobility, the past ten months have also offered us an unprecedented collective pause. In between working, learning, and sheltering at home, American citizens have had the opportunity to reflect and reset, to remember, and to revel in what makes this place—each of our individual homes and hometowns—significant, and even sacred.

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What's Up in the Hub

October 30, 2020

We've welcomed the fall season here at Hub City, and even while we practice social distancing for our favorite autumn activities, we always love seeing what our authors have been up to! We have new releases, press buzz, and even a 25 year anniversary coming up!

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