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Congratulations to the BC Magazines Nominated for National Magazine Awards

May 3, 2016 | Magazine Publishing, News, Uncategorized

This year, 184 Canadian magazines from coast to coast—English and French, print and digital—entered the best of their editorial and design to the National Magazine Awards, submitting the work of more than 3000 writers, editors, photographers, illustrators, art directors and other creators. 

BC MAGAZINE NOMINEES

Congratulations to the BC magazines that received nominations for 2016 National Magazine Awards: Western Living, Vancouver Magazine, subTerrain, explore, Geist, PRISM International,  BC Business, The Malahat Review, ROOM, Event and first time nominees, SAD Mag and Reel West.

These outstanding publications demonstrate the broad depth of talent that exists in our magazine industry and the wide range of content that they publish.

BEST SINGLE ISSUE

  • Western Living, Designers of the Year 2015 – Anicka Quin, Editor; Paul Roelofs, Art Director
  • Explore, Winter 2015 – David Webb, Editor; Arran Yates, Art Director

Written Awards, Essays

  • Malahat Review, “White Matter” – Susan Olding

Written Awards, Fiction

  • Event, “Dar a Luz” – Trevor Corkum
  • Room, “The River Phoenix Social Club” – Monica Pacheco
  • Geist, “My Father’s Picasso” – Cary Fagan
  • Sub-Terrain, “The Beguiling” – Zsuzsi Gartner

Written Awards, Personal Journalism

  • Event, “The Back Roads,” – Gena Ellet
  • PRISM International, “Doughnut Eaters” – Diane Bracuk

Written Awards, Poetry

  • PRISM International, “Why Don’t I” – Vincent Pagé
  • Sub-Terrain, “The Second Person” – Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Written Awards, Science, Technology & the Environment

  • BC Business, “Watching the Detectives” – Anne Casselman

ART DIRECTION OF An entire ISSUE

  • Western Living, Designers of the Year 2015 – Paul Roelofs, Naomi MacDougall, Jenny Reed

ART DIRECTION FOR A SINGLE MAGAZINE ARTICLE

  • SAD Mag, “Name Redacted” – Pamela Rounis, Art Director; Portia Boehm, Illustrator; Dina Del Bucchia, Writer

VISUAL AWARDS, HOMES & GARDENS

  • Western Living, “The Comeback” – Martin Tessler, Photographer; Paul Roelofs, Art Director; Nicole Sjöstedt, Stylist

VISUAL AWARDS, PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Reel West Magazine, “The Many Faces of Michael Eklund” – Phillip Chin
  • Vancouver Magazine, “Order Up!” – Carlo Ricci

Read the full press release, or visit the NMAF website for more details.