Helen Correll's Middlewood Journal and Hub City's anthology Literary Dogs & Their South Carolina Writers have won silver medals in the 2013 IPPY Awards, which recognize the best books of the year by a North American independent press. Middlewood was a winner in the Nature/Environment/Ecology category, and Literary Dogs was a winner in the Animal/Pets category. Twelve of Hub City's titles have now received IPPY Awards. Michel Stone's novel The Iguana Tree was a Foreword Reviews Book of the Year finalist in the Multi-Cultural Fiction category. Susan Tekulve's novel In the Garden of Stone is a summer 2013 Okra Pick from the Southern Independent Booksellers Association.
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Hub City has inspired several other communities to create place-based anthologies. Others who have followed our model and created their own books include Fidalgo Island, WA; Beaufort, SC; Charlotte, NC; Flagstaff, AZ; and Tallahassee, FL.