Four Malahat Authors Nominated
for National Magazine Awards in 2017

The Malahat Review would like to congratulate four of its authors who are finalists for the 2017 National Magazine Awards:

Alicia Elliott
Essays category
for "A Mind Spread Out on the Ground"
in Issue 197, Winter 2017 Indigenous Perspectives

Lindsay Nixon
One of a Kind category
for "Windigo"
in Issue 197, Winter 2017 Indigenous Perspectives

Elyse Friedman
Fiction category
for "Seventeen Comments"
in Issue 195, Summer 2016

George Elliott Clarke
Poetry category
for "Othello: By Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade"
in Issue 195, Summer 2016

The National Magazine Awards Foundation will announce the winners at a special awards gala in Toronto on May 26.

The 40th annual awards honour the achievements of writers and other magazine professionals for work published in 2017. A complete list of nominees can be found on the NMA website.

Since these awards were established in 1977, The Malahat Review has garnered over 80 nominations for excellent poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. It has gone on to win fifteen gold and eleven silver awards, more than any other literary magazine in Canada.

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