Welcome to What's Up in the Hub: our Hub City Press author roundup! We're checking in with our authors' happenings and keeping you updated on what they've got coming up.
Tiana Nobile, author of her upcoming debut poetry collection Cleave, will be reading some poems with Adoptees For Justice to commemorate Adoptee Rememberance Day. This virtual event will take place October 30th at 8PM. You can sign up here.
Our own Cinelle Barnes, editor of our most recent anthology, A Measure of Belonging, is holding a class on December 6th at 12PM. Join this workshop, The Multitudes: Essay Collections and Anthologies, here!
The last A Measure of Belonging event for this year features Cinelle Barnes, Minda Honey, Joy Priest, and Kiese Laymon. Tune in to this University of Kentucky event on November 5th at 5:30PM. Sign up here!
Latria Graham will be reading from A Measure of Belonging for Downtown Dialogues in Atlanta. The theater troupe will also present STEW by Zora Howard November 12, 2020 at 7PM (VIP pre show at 6:30PM). She will also appear with Gary Jackson at the Pat Conroy Festival for A Measure of Belonging discussion on November 8th at 4PM. Sign up here.
Esteban Rodriguez's poem, "54 La rana," recently appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of storySouth.
Leesa Cross-Smith is the judge for Craft Literary's 2020 Flash Fiction Contest. The deadline for entry is November 1st. Read her interview with them here.
Hub City Writers Project 25th Anniversary Virtual Bash will be Thursday, November 12th, from 6PM-7PM. Our founders, Betsy Teter, John Lane, and Gary Henderson, will virtually reunite with past and present authors, writers-in-residence, and friends for a night of reminiscing and looking toward the future! Register here.