Converse MFA Young Adult Fiction alumna Susanne Parker ’18 was named one of only three finalists for the South Carolina Novel Prize. What Happens to the Children is her first novel.
Susanne is a Hub City native and works as a Community Connections Assistant in the Spartanburg County Public Libraries system.
The South Carolina Novel Prize is a highly competitive contest, funded by the South Carolina Arts Commission, Hub City Press, South Carolina Humanities, South Carolina State Library, and the College of Charleston’s Masters of Fine Arts Creative Writing department. The winner is provided a book contract with Hub City Press.