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Hub City Press to publish Matthew Vollmer's book-length essay

Hub City Press to publish Matthew Vollmer's book-length essay

October 5th 2021

Hub City Press is proud to announce it will publish acclaimed author Matthew Vollmer's booklength essay All Of Us Together In The End, a lyrical, elegiac affirmation of the awesome, strange, otherworldly ways our loved ones remain alive to us, even when they are out of reach, or perhaps even untouchable.

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A Letter from Press Director Meg Reid

A Letter from Press Director Meg Reid

August 25th 2021

Notes on the 2021 open query period

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Kevin Wilson will judge 2022 C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize

Kevin Wilson will judge 2022 C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize

August 3rd 2021

The C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize includes $5,000 and book publication. The prize is open to emerging writers in thirteen Southern states. Submitters must currently reside in the South and must have no more than one previously published book.

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Fellows Selected for the Southern Studies Fellowship

Fellows Selected for the Southern Studies Fellowship

July 29th 2021

Chapman Cultural Center and Hub City Writers Project are pleased to announce the selection of writer Morgan Thomas (they/them) of Gulf Breeze, FL, and visual artist Ben Winans (he/him) of Raleigh, NC, who will begin their nine-month residency in Spartanburg this September and will collaborate on a joint project addressing the culture of the American South.

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Marlanda Dekine is the winner of the 2021 New Southern Voices Poetry Prize

Marlanda Dekine is the winner of the 2021 New Southern Voices Poetry Prize

July 19th 2021

Hub City Press is pleased to announce that the winner of the 5th New Southern Voices Poetry Prize is Marlanda Dekine. Their manuscript THRESH & HOLD was selected as the winner of the prize by award-winning poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi.

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Hub City Press to Release Travel Guide to SC African American Cultural Sites

Hub City Press to Release Travel Guide to SC African American Cultural Sites

June 25th 2021

Hub City Press, the WeGOJA Foundation (on behalf of the SC African American Heritage Commission) and the International African American Museum (IAAM) announced today a collaborative release of a book version of the Green Book of South Carolina: A Travel Guide to S.C. African American Cultural Sites.  

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Hub City Press to publish Landings, a graphic memoir by Arwen Donahue

Hub City Press to publish Landings, a graphic memoir by Arwen Donahue

June 7th 2021

Hub City Press will publish Arwen Donahue’s hybrid art book/memoir, Landings: A Crooked Creek Farm Year in 2022.

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Hub City Press selected as Amazon Literary Partnership 2021 Grant Recipient

Hub City Press selected as Amazon Literary Partnership 2021 Grant Recipient

June 3rd 2021

The Amazon Literary Partnership today announced that Hub City Press received a grant to support our upcoming titles. Hub City Press is among the list of 80 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant Recipients for 2021, collectively awarded a total of more  than $1 million. We join Archipelago Books (NY), Coffee House Press (MN), Deep Vellum Publishing (TX), Graywolf Press (MN), Milkweed Editions (MN), The Feminist Press (NY), among other fantastic small and independent presses who received funding this year.

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