The Hub City/Emrys Prizes will be awarded in March 2014 for excellence in personal essay and short story. All entries must be received by midnight Feb. 1, 2014. You must be at least 18 years of age to enter and a resident of Greenville or Spartanburg County.
Winners each will receive a full, $650 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 11-13 at Wofford College.
Submit one unpublished first-person essay of no more than 10 double-spaced pages, or one unpublished short story of no more than 10 double-spaced pages, 12-point type. Previous winners may not submit in the year following their award. You can make one submission in each genre. Put your name and email address on a coversheet but not on the manuscript itself. Winners will be notified by April 1, 2014.
Mail your entry to HCWP, 186 West Main St, Spartanburg, S.C. 29306.
No manuscripts will be returned.
Hub City has given away more than $15,000 in scholarships through this contest.