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Poetry & Harper’s Win National Magazine Awards

Last night the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) honored both Poetry and Harper’s with National Magazine Awards.

Poetry received the General Excellence (Print) category for Literary, Political and Professional Magazines. The April, September, and October issues were singled out in recognition. Harper’s won the Reporting category for Scott Horton‘s “The Guantanamo Suicides.” More literary winners follow below…

Here’s more from the release: “Known as the Ellies, for the Alexander Calder stabile ‘Elephant’ given to each winner, the awards were hosted by Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, and were attended by more than 700 magazine editors and publishers. The sold-out event was highlighted by the presentation of the Creative Excellence Award to Tom Wolfe by Jann S. Wenner, editor and publisher of Rolling Stone and member of the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame.”

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Poetry Wins National Magazine Award

This afternoon Poetry magazine won a National Magazine Award for Digital Media in the podcasting category. We covered the awards live from the New York City ceremony.

In addition, the Virgina Quarterly Review won the multimedia package award for for “Assignment Afghanistan.” Tablet Magazine won the blogging award for The Scroll. We also left with some app-making advice from magazine publishers.

Here’s more from the release: “Publications that repeated as Digital Ellies winners from last year included Epicurious (which won the award for Interactive Tool in 2010); Foreign Policy (Blogging); Tablet Magazine (Podcasting); and Virginia Quarterly Review (News Reporting). Slate also won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2003.”

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