Matt Matthews’ first novel and winner of the South Carolina Arts Commission First Novel Prize was published in May 2011 by the award-winning Hub City Press. Mercy Creek also won an honorable mention from the 2012 Library of Virginia Literary Awards and a Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Bronze Award. Come hear about what he is working on next. Copies of both books will be available for purchase, light refreshments will be served.
Mr. Matthews is a member of the SC Humanities Speakers Bureau. This program is sponsored by South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.