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. Each month, she works with the top writers and photographers in the country to produce a magazine that has garnered national attention, and in 2011 and 2012, Our State won consecutive Gold Eddies for “Best Issue” of a regional magazine in the country, the top honor from FOLIO: Magazine, the magazine industry’s leading publication recognizing editorial excellence. 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.

Editor's Column

April 2018 Welcome Letter: We Are All Keepers

It’s worth being mindful, in this month noted for renewal and reverence, of the traces we all leave, the honor we all share in caring for our own small part of this earth.

Editor's Column

March 2018 Welcome Letter: Pie, Plain & Simple

The Blue Gable had cobbler and banana pudding, but it was the pie that people remembered: lemon meringue, coconut cream, strawberry, apple. Just the basics. Nothing fancy.