Minnow Named to Kirkus Reviews' "Best Books of 2015"
Hub City Press is pleased to announce that James E. McTeer II's novel Minnow has been named to Kirkus Reviews' "Best Books of 2015." It was included on a list of Best Debut Fiction of 2015 along with seventeen other titles. Kirkus Reviews is one of the leading book review publications in the nation, reviewing more than 7,000 books annually. Its reviews are aimed at publishing insiders: bookstore and library buyers, literary agents, newspaper and magazine editors, as well as film industry rights people.
MInnow was the 2014 winner of the South Carolina Arts Commission's First Novel Prize and was published in May of 2015. Since publication it has been the recipient of the following honors: Longlisted for the 2016 Crook’s Corner Book Prize, included on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s “Ten Southern Summer Books That Sizzle,” Okra Pick from the Southern Independent Book Sellers Association, as well as being reviewed favorably in trade magazines including Publisher's Weekly, Foreword, and Library Journal (Starred Review).