Sunday, October 17, 2010

Geist western magazine of the year

Geist was named magazine of the year on Friday at the 28th annual Western Magazine Awards, held in Vancouver. It was also magazine of the year for BC/Yukon. Other MOY winners were:
  • Alberta Views -- Alberta/NWT
  • Border Crossings -- Manitoba
  • Blackflash -- Saskatchewan
  •  Trade magazine of the year was Enterprise.
Multiple award-winning magazines were Swerve (4), AlbertaViews (3), BCBusiness,Vancouver Review (2), Vancouver magazine (2), Border Crossings (2), Up Here (2) and The Beaver (2).
Written awards:
  • Arts, Culture, and Entertainment --Timothy Taylor, Foodville: Part One, Vancouver Review 
  • Business -- Tyee Bridge, Managed to Fail, BCBusiness 
  • Environmental -- James Glave, Rees’s Thesis, Vancouver Magazine
  •  Fiction -- Andrew MacDonald, Eat Fist!, Event 
  • Human Experience -- Lindsay Cuff, On Atrocity and Grace: A Contrapuntal Vision, The Malahat Review 
  • Profile -- Jeremy Klaszus, Mr. Tree, AlbertaViews 
  • Public Issues  --Paul Webster, Fixed, Vancouver Magazine  
  • Regular Column or Department  -- Robert Enright, Column, Border Crossings 
  • Science, Technology, and Medicine -- Katharine Sandiford, The Man in the Ice, Up Here 
  • Service --  Julie McLaughlin and Staff, The Best Time To, Swerve 
  • Student Writing -- Kerianne Sproule, Terri & Me, Swerve 
  • Travel and Leisure -- Katharine Sandiford, The Wild Quest, Up Here
Provincial gold awards:
  • Gold Award Best Article - Alberta/NWT  -- Jeremy Klaszus, Mr. Tree, AlbertaViews
  • Gold Award Best Article - BC/Yukon  -- Timothy Taylor, Foodville: Part One, Vancouver Review
  • Gold Award Best Article - Manitoba -- Mary Horodyski, The Geography of Ambiguity, Prairie Fire
  • Gold Award Best Article - Saskatchewan -- John Campbell, Getting Their Kicks, Westworld
Visual awards:
  • Best Art Direction - Article  -- Danae Thompson, You’re Invited, Swerve
  • Best Art Direction - Cover  -- Catherine Mullaly, July Cover, BCBusiness
  • Best Illustration or Illustration Feature -- Byron Eggenschwiler, Tales from Riverheights Terrace, Swerve
  • Best Photograph - Architectural, Landscape, or Still Life  -- Clinton Hussey, The Real Deal, Western Living
  • Best Photograph - Feature or Series  -- Venturi + Karpa, Saving Skid Row, The Beaver
  • Best Photograph - People and Portraiture -- Venturi + Karpa, Saving Skid Row, The Beaver

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