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New Yorker & Virginia Quarterly Review Score 2 Fiction Nominations Apiece at National Magazine Awards

The Virginia Quarterly Review and The New Yorker each received two National Magazine Award nominations for fiction. We’ve listed the nominated stories below. American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME), revealed all the finalists at this link.

In addition, five magazines will compete for the Literary, Political and Professional Magazines award that “Honors academic and scholarly publications as well as smaller-circulation general-interest magazines.” They are: Lapham’s Quarterly, The Paris Review, Poetry, The Sun, and Virginia Quarterly Review.

The Atlantic for “Bone Hinge,” by Katie Williams in May issue
The New Yorker for “Foster,” by Claire Keegan in February 15-22 issue
The New Yorker for “Costello,” by Jim Gavin in December 6 issue
Virginia Quarterly Review for “Minor Watt,” by Paul Theroux in spring issue
Virginia Quarterly Review for “Uzon,” by William Malatinsky in  summer issue

A few other categories included literary journals:

REPORTING
Harper’s Magazine; The New York Times Magazine; The New Yorker; Rolling Stone; Virginia Quarterly Review

FEATURE WRITING
The Atlantic; GQ; Los Angeles; Mother Jones; The New Yorker

PROFILE WRITING
The Atlantic; Harper’s Magazine; New York; The New York Times Magazine; The New Yorker

ESSAYS & CRITICISM
The American Scholar; The Antioch Review; The New Yorker; The Paris Review; Virginia Quarterly Review

COLUMNS & COMMENTARY
Esquire; New York; The New Yorker; Vanity Fair (2)

FICTION
The Atlantic; The New Yorker (2); Virginia Quarterly Review (2)

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