When it comes to the written word, there’s nothing more wonderful than leafing through the pages of talent from across the 864. We asked the literati at M. Judson Booksellers in Greenville and Hub City Writers Project in Spartanburg to recommend a few of their favorite local authors.

Local Authors


Brock Adams
“Apocalypse Yesterday” (Crooked Lane Books, 2020)

John Cribb
“Old Abe” (Republic Book Publishers, 2020)

Scott Gould
“Whereabouts” (Koehler Books, 2020)

Jo Hackl
“Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe” (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2018)

John Jeter
“Rockin’ a Hard Place” (Hub City Press, 2012)

John Lane
“Fate Moreland’s Widow” (University of South Carolina Press, 2015)

Drew Lanham
“The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature” (Milkweed Editions, 2016)

Melinda Long
“How I Became a Pirate” (HMH Books, 2003)

Ron Rash
“Serena” (Harper Collins, 2008)

Glenis Redmond
“Under The Sun” (Main Street Rag Publishing Co., 2008)

George Singleton
“You Want More” (Hub City Press, 2020)

Michel Stone
“The Iguana Tree” (Hub City Press, 2012)

Ashley Warlick
“The Arrangement” (Penguin Putnam Inc., 2016)

864 Independent Bookstores


As the Page Turns
32 S. Main St., Travelers Rest  |  AsThePageTurnsBooks.com

Fiction Addiction
1175 Woods Crossing Road, No. 2, Greenville  |  Fiction-Addiction.com

Hub City Bookshop
186 W. Main St., Spartanburg  |  HubCity.org/Bookshop

M. Judson Booksellers
130 S. Main St., Suite 200A, Greenville  |  MJudsonBooks.com

McDowell’s Emporium
104 Oak Drive, Anderson  |  McDowellsEmporium.com

Poor Richard’s Booksellers
107 W. Main St., Easley  |  @PoorRichardsBooksellers

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