Elizabeth Hudson

Hudson is a native of North Carolina who grew up in the small community of Farmer, near Asheboro. She holds a B.A. degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and began her publishing career in 1997 at Our State magazine. She held various editorial titles for 10 years before becoming Editor in Chief of the 80-year-old publication in 2009. For her work with the magazine, Hudson is also the 2014 recipient of the Ethel Fortner Writer and Community Award, an award that celebrates contributions to the literary arts of North Carolina.


From Elizabeth Hudson: The Best Seat in the House

When it was too cold to sit on the front porch or walk to the neighbors’, a chair just big enough for 6-year-old Elizabeth and her grandmother became her favorite spot to while away a winter’s day.


From Elizabeth Hudson: Star Attraction

A little town in the center of North Carolina reminds our editor in chief that what makes a place memorable is the soul and the heart you find inside.