Harper’s Magazine and Stephen King have won the National Magazine Award for fiction this year.
Below, we’ve linked to winners in other writing categories. Harper’s Magazine received the award for King’s story, “Batman and Robin Have an Altercation” (subscriber only), published last September.
At the awards ceremony last night, The Paris Review and editor Lorin Stein took the National Magazine Award for the best Literary, Political and Professional Magazines of the year. Atlantic editor and author Ta-Nehisi Coates won the essays and criticism award for “Fear of a Black President.”
Writing Award Winners at the 2013 National Magazine Awards
Mary Melton, Editor in Chief
“The New Face and Body of Plastic Surgery in L.A.”
Chris Anderson, Editor in Chief
“How to Be a Geek Dad”
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief
“Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives,” by Mimi Swartz
Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief
“18 Tigers, 17 Lions, 8 Bears, 3 Cougars, 2 Wolves, 1 Baboon, 1 Macaque and 1 Man Dead in Ohio,” by Chris Heath
Columns and Commentary
David Plotz, Editor in Chief
Three columns by Dahlia Lithwick: “It’s Not About the Law, Stupid,” March 22; “The Supreme Court’s Dark Vision of Freedom,” March 27; and “Where Is the Liberal Outrage?” July 6