Thursday, June 23, 2016

Canada's History and Kayak share Manitoba magazine of the year honours

The winners for the Maggie Awards, presented by the Manitoba Magazine Publishers Association, were announced at a luncheon on Wednesday.
  • Canada's History magazine and Kayak: Canada's History Magazine for Kids were co-winners as magazines of the year. (The two magazines are published by the same Winnipeg-based foundation.) Canada’s History also received the award for best editorial feature, writing (for the article “The Twisted Genius of George Feyer” by Brad Mackay) while Kayak won for best cover, illustration (for the issue Meet Our Prime Ministers).
  • Prairie Fire: A Canadian Magazine of New Writing won two awards for creative writing: best poem or suite of poems (for three poems by Patrick Friesen) and best short fiction story (for “Hole in the Wall” by Nadia Bozak). 
  • Herizons: Women’s News & Feminist Views also won two awards: best regular column or department (for First Word, by Herizons editor Penni Mitchell) and best cover, photography (for the issue KC Adams and the Art of Disarming Racism). 
  • Conservator: The Magazine of Ducks Unlimited Canada won the award for best editorial feature, design (for the article “Pit Stops and Pitfalls). 
The finalists were chosen from more than 50 entries and winners were selected by industry professionals from Manitoba and across Canada.

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