Just happy to be nominated

Maisonneuve landed ten National Magazine Award nominations yesterday. (Technically, we got eleven, although for some reason the final tally doesn’t include the nods for Best Student Writer.) All the nominations are for work that happened before I started at the magazine, and there are about a billion noms in all, but it’s still pretty good. Especially when you look at the other mags in the top ten: the rest are either heavy hitters (the Walrus, L’actualité, Toronto Life, Maclean’s, Report on Business) or lifestyle publications (explore, Chatelaine, Cottage Life, enRoute). Plus, Maisonneuve is the only quarterly in the top ten. Everyone pretends not to care about these things, but, you know, recognition is encouraging.

Maisy’s nominations:

Best Single Issue
Derek Webster and Anna Minzhulina
Issue 29

Best Cover
Anna Minzhulina
Issue 29

Best Student Writer
Chris Watt
“Iraq’s Walking Dead”

Humour
Craig Silverman
“My Life in Dépanneurs”

Investigative Reporting
Bruce Livesey
“Scientology’s Defier”

Investigative Reporting
Chris Watt
“Iraq’s Walking Dead”

Science, Technology & the Environment
Fraser Los
“The Green Gospel”

Sports & Recreation
Michael Carbert
“The Old One-Two”

Photojournalism & Photo Essay
Roger Lemoyne
“Serbia, the Sad South”

Portrait Photography
Roger Lemoyne
“Serbia, the Sad South”

Spot Illustration
Jack Dylan
“The Dep Guy”

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One response to “Just happy to be nominated

  1. bigfan1

    wooo maisonneuve!

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