HCWP News

Hub City joins PGW Distribution

Fri, June 16, 2017

Hub City Press books will be nationally distributed through Publishers Group West starting July 1.

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Wed, June 07, 2017

5 Questions for Summer 2017 Writer-In-Residence Miah Jeffra

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Hub City Press Announces $10,000 Short Story Book Prize

Mon, June 05, 2017

Hub City Press announces the establishment of the $10,000 C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize. The contest includes book publication and will be judged in its first year by Lee K. Abbott, author of seven collections of short stories.

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Miah Jeffra has been appointed the Summer 2017 Writer's House Resident at Hub City.

Wed, May 24, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Summer Writer's House Resident

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Hub City Writers Project Announces New Staff

Mon, May 01, 2017

Hub City Press adds an Assistant Director. The bookshop will add an Assistant Manager and one new clerk.

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Pertell, Coyle win Hub City/Emrys Writing Prizes

Tue, March 28, 2017

Erika Pertell of Spartanburg and Jill Coyle of Travelers Rest have won the annual Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prizes.

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Betsy Teter Wins South Carolina's Highest Arts Honor

Wed, March 01, 2017

Betsy Teter will receive the 2017 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts in Columbia, SC

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Three debut novels forthcoming from Hub City Press in 2018

Wed, February 22, 2017

Hub City Press will publish debut novels in 2018 by authors in Louisville, Spartanburg, and Charlotte.

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The Girls of Atomic City author visits Spartanburg Public Library

Tue, February 21, 2017

“The Girls of Atomic City” author Denise Kiernan and journalist/freelancer Joe D’Agnese will speak 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at the Spartanburg Public Library to kick off the first installment of the 2017 Writing Show.

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Tue, December 13, 2016

5 Questions for Spring 2017 Writer-In-Residence Kelsey Ronan

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Tue, December 13, 2016

5 Questions for Spring 2017 Writer-In-Residence Kelsey Ronan

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Hub City Press Announces Judge for 2017 New Southern Voices Poetry Prize

Tue, November 15, 2016

Poet Sean Hill will judge the biennial poetry book prize in 2017

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Nature Haiku solicited for Bloomberg Art Project

Mon, August 22, 2016

Submit Haiku for Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light, the Bloomberg light installation project.

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Over the Plain Houses is a Crook's Corner finalist

Wed, August 17, 2016

Over the Plain Houses is one of three finalists for the Crook's Corner Book Prize.

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Ngwah-Mbo Nkweti has been appointed the Fall 2016 Writer's House Resident at Hub City.

Thu, July 21, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Fall Writer's House Resident

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Brock Adams wins SC First Novel Prize

Thu, July 07, 2016

Brock Adams of Spartanburg is the 2016 winner of the South Carolina First Novel Prize

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Five finalists named for SC First Novel Prize

Tue, July 05, 2016

Five finalists are named for the South Carolina First Novel Prize: Brock Adams, Michael Bruton, Thomas McConnell, Erika Pertell, and Rush Leaming.

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Growing Great Readers is launched!

Wed, June 15, 2016

Hub City and others launch Growing Great Readers

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Tue, May 31, 2016

5 Questions for Summer 2016 Writer-In-Residence D. Gilson

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D. Gilson has been appointed the Summer 2016 Writer's House Resident at Hub City.

Wed, May 11, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Summer Writer's House Resident

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Minnow available in paperback!

Mon, May 09, 2016

Minnow, the award-winning debut from James McTeer II, is now available in paperback!

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Hub City partners with Lit Hub

Thu, April 21, 2016

Starting in May, Literary Hub will be featuring original content and exclusive excerpts from Hub City alongside contributions from Penguin Random House, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Algonquin, and Graywolf Press (to name just a few!)

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2016 Hub City Emrys Prize Winners Announced

Fri, April 08, 2016

Sonja Condit and Abby Moore Keith named winners of this year's Hub City Emrys Prizes.

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Over the Plain Houses named an Indie Next Pick!

Thu, March 31, 2016

Julia Franks' debut novel from Hub City Press recommended by American Booksellers Association's IndieBound.

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Hub City Press to release two debut poetry collections in Fall/Winter 2016

Wed, March 30, 2016

Hub City Press to release two poetry collections, both by debut authors

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Barton receives Capote Prize

Fri, March 18, 2016

Pasture Art author Marlin Barton is recipient of Capote Prize.

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Three Finalists Named for Poetry Out Loud State Finals!

Mon, February 01, 2016

Jamie Montagne, Daniella Ramirez, and Wade Wright will compete on behalf of the Upstate at Poetry Out Loud State Finals.

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Hub City hosts Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals at Spartanburg Community College

Fri, January 15, 2016

Hub City hosts Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals at Spartanburg Community College; rescheduled for Sat. Jan. 30!

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Hub City Opens Submissions Until February 1

Mon, December 14, 2015

Hub City will accept queries for Southern novels until February 2016.

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Mon, December 14, 2015

5 Questions for Derrick Austin

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Poet Derrick Austin has been appointed the 2016 Writer's House Resident at Hub City.

Tue, November 17, 2015

Announcing the 2016 Spring Writer's House Resident

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Minnow Named to Kirkus Reviews' "Best Books of 2015"

Mon, November 16, 2015

James McTeer II's South Carolina First Novel Prize-winning story was named one of the top 18 debuts of the year.

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Hub City Announces Judge for 2016 South Carolina First Novel Prize

Thu, October 22, 2015

Acclaimed novelist Bridgett M. Davis will judge the biennial novel prize.

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Hub City Press to release two debut books in 2016

Wed, September 09, 2015

Hub City Press publishes two new books this spring, both by debut Atlanta-area authors.

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Thu, August 13, 2015

5 Questions for Timothy L. Marsh

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Writer-in-Residence Akwaeke Emezi hosts two-part workshop on revision

Tue, July 28, 2015

Akwaeke Emezi will lead a two-part workshop on revision - limited spots available!

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J.K. Daniels Wins the 2015 New Southern Voice Book Prize

Wed, July 08, 2015

J.K. Daniels Wins the 2015 New Southern Voice Book Prize

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Minnow makes Crook's Corner prize list

Tue, July 07, 2015

Minnow is one of 18 Southern books under consideration for the annual Crook's Corner book prize.

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Announcing the 2015 Fall Writers House Resident

Wed, June 17, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Fall Writers House Resident

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Announcing the 2015 Summer Writers House Resident

Tue, May 12, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Summer Writers House Resident

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Hub City wins three IPPY Awards!

Sun, May 03, 2015

Hub City Press wins three IPPY Awards!

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Minnow News Round Up

Tue, April 28, 2015

Minnow News Round Up

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2015 Hub City Emrys Prizes Announced!

Fri, March 27, 2015

Congratulations to our Hub City Emrys 2015 Prizewinners!

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Hub City to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with a Weekend Homecoming Extravaganza!

Thu, March 19, 2015

Join Hub City for their 20th Anniversary Homecoming Extravaganza, May 8 - 10!

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Three Finalists Named at Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition

Mon, January 26, 2015

Three of seven local area high school students will compete in Columbia, SC poetry recitation contest.

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Hub City releases two fiction titles for Spring 2015

Mon, January 12, 2015

Marlin Barton's "Pasture Art" and James E. McTeer II's "Minnow" release in March and May 2015.

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Hub City Bookshop gets $6,000 James Patterson grant

Mon, December 15, 2014

The Hub City Bookshop is one of 81 independent bookstores receiving grants from James Patterson.

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Poetry Day is April 18 at CCC

Sun, November 16, 2014

Hub City and Spoken Word Spartanburg host Poetry Day April 18 at the Chapman Center.

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Hub City Announces Judge for 2015 New Southern Voices Prize

Thu, October 23, 2014

Acclaimed poet C.D. Wright will judge the biennial poetry book prize.

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Rebecca Landau named as editing fellow

Mon, August 18, 2014

Rebecca Landau, a recent graduate of the Converse College MFA program, will serve as our Michael C. Curtis editing fellow for fall 2014.

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5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence

Tue, August 12, 2014

5 Questions for Hub City's Next Writer-in-Residence, Casey Patrick

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Casey Patrick is new Writers House Resident

Thu, July 17, 2014

Casey Patrick is new Writers House Resident

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James E. McTeer II wins SC First Novel Prize

Thu, June 05, 2014

James Edwin McTeer II of Lexington is the 2014 winner of the South Carolina First Novel Competition.

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Lee Zacharias and "The Only Sounds We Make" News Roundup

Wed, June 04, 2014

Lee Zacharias and "The Only Sounds We Make" News Roundup

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Writers' Film festival is June 14

Mon, June 02, 2014

Short stories written by 12 fiction writers with SC roots will be turned into short films in the annual Expecting Goodness Short Film Festival June 14.

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In the Garden of Stone gets a Gold IPPY

Wed, May 28, 2014

In the Garden of Stone has received a Gold IPPY as the best Southern novel by an independent press in 2014.

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Five finalists named for SC First Novel Prize

Wed, May 28, 2014

Five Palmetto State writers are in the running for the 2014 South Carolina First Novel Prize.

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James Yeh is 2014 summer resident

Thu, May 01, 2014

A native of Anderson, SC, now living in Brooklyn, James Yeh is the Summer 2014 Hub City Writer in Residence.

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Tervo, Waters win Hub City-Emrys Prizes

Fri, March 28, 2014

The annual Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prizes have been awarded to Andrew Waters in fiction and Irena Tervo in creative nonfiction.

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Hub City Upstate Youth Writing Camps

Mon, February 24, 2014

Hub City will offer 3 weeks of writing camp in the Upstate this summer. Students will explore fiction, poetry, memoir, and other exciting forms.

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Whiskey Baron gets a Kirkus starred review

Wed, February 05, 2014

Kirkus Reviews gives The Whiskey Baron (Hub City, April 2014) a starred review, calling it "a near flawless effort by a writer to watch."

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Summer Writers House deadline is April 1

Mon, January 27, 2014

Hub City is accepting applications for the summer and fall residencies in The Writers House. Deadline for summer is April 1, for fall June 1.

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Next panel: How to Market Your Book

Wed, January 01, 2014

Join four book marketing experts April 17 at 7 pm at the Spartanburg Public Library for the next episode of The Writing Show!

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Anne Waters is our new bookshop manager

Mon, December 09, 2013

Anne Waters, who has 18 years of bookselling experience, is the new manager of the Hub City Bookshop.

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Susan Tekulve interviews Jon Sealy

Mon, October 14, 2013

Susan Tekulve, author of In the Garden of Stone (Hub City Press, 2013), interviews Job Sealy, author of The Whiskey Baron

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First Citizens makes major grant to Hub City

Tue, October 01, 2013

The First Citizens Foundation has awarded $15,000 to Hub City Writers Project to support programming at the Hub City Bookshop.

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Kali Fajardo Anstine is next writer in residence

Thu, July 11, 2013

Kali Fajardo-Anstine, a fiction writer from Denver, will be Hub City's fall/spring writer in residence, and will begin her residency Sept. 3.

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Lilah Hegnauer wins New Southern Voices prize

Tue, June 11, 2013

Lilah Hegnauer of Charlottesville, VA, is the winner of the inaugural New Southern Voices Poetry Prize. H

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Two more IPPY Awards for Hub City Press

Mon, May 06, 2013

Helen Correll's Middlewood Journal and Hub City's anthology Literary Dogs & Their South Carolina Writers have won silver medals

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Zach Mueller is first Writers House resident

Tue, April 23, 2013

The Hub City Writers Project has selected poet Zach Mueller of Columbia, S.C. as the first summer resident of The Writers House

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Hubbard and Norris win annual writing contest

Tue, March 05, 2013

Alex Hubbard of Spartanburg (poetry) and Valerie Norris of Greenville (fiction) are the 2013 winners of the Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prizes.

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Hub City begins residency program

Mon, February 04, 2013

An historic cottage on the edge of downtown will host a new residency program for emerging writers.

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D.A. Powell to judge New Southern Voices

Mon, January 07, 2013

National Book Award winner D.A. Powell is the judge of our "New Southern Voices" poetry book prize.

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Kirkus Review: In the Garden of Stone

Tue, January 01, 2013

Kirkus has given a starred review to In the Garden of Stone by Susan Tekulve.

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