The Hub City/Emrys Prizes will be awarded in April 2017 for excellence in short story and poetry. All entries must be received by midnight Feb. 15, 2017. You must be at least 18 years of age to enter and a full-time resident of Greenville or Spartanburg County.
Winners each will receive a full, $830 scholarship to the Wildacres Writers Workshop, a week-long creative writing summer school in the Blue Ridge Mountains in July. Second- and third-place winners receive full or partial scholarships to Hub City’s “Writing in Place” workshop July 14-16 at Wofford College.
Submit one unpublished short story of no more than 10 double-spaced pages with 12-point type or up to three unpublished poems. You can make one submission in each genre. Put your name and email address on a coversheet but not on the manuscript itself.
All entries must be submitted electronically. Submit here
This contest is sponsored annually by the Hub City Writers Project of Spartanburg and the Emrys Foundation of Greenville. Board members and employees are not eligible for the prize. First place winners may not submit in the year following their award.
Last year's winners were Abby Moore Keith in nonfiction and Sonja Condit in fiction.