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Our State Magazine editor to receive Fortner Award from SAU

Laurinburg, NC - St. Andrews University will present Our State Magazine editor-in-chief Elizabeth Hudson with The Ethel N. Fortner Writer and Community Award Feb. 20.

The invitation-only presentation will be made during the weekly Writers' Forum timeslot.

Created in 1986 to honor Ethel N. Fortner, who was a friend to writers and frequent contributor to the St. Andrews Review, the award has been given to ardent supporters of the arts in communities ranging from journalists to activists to publishers.

The 2013 award was presented to former Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Linda A. Carlisle.

A native North Carolinian, Hudson grew up in Farmer. She holds a B.A. degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She began her publishing career in 1997 at Our State Magazine answering phones in the circulation department before moving to the editorial department. She held various positions before becoming the editor-in-chief in 2009.

Under her leadership, the magazine's paid circulation has increased more than 30 percent. In 2011 and 2012, Our State won Gold Eddies for "Best Issue" of a regional magazine in the country, a top honor from FOLIO: Magazine, the magazine industry's leading publication recognizing editorial excellence.

Wish you were here: A Collection of Essays from the editor of Our State Magazine was published in 2013 to highlight Hudson’s essay style as seen in the editor’s note found in each issue of the magazine.

For more information about the Writers' Forum, creative writing or the St. Andrews Press, call 910-277-5310 or email press@sapc.edu.

 

Our State Magazine editor and 2014 Fortner Award winner Elizabeth Hudson

 

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