Best New Magazine Writer

 

This award will go to a writer whose early work in magazines  shows the highest degree of craft and promise. 

 

 

Announcing the 2017 nominees: The winners will be announced on May 26 at the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards gala. 

 

Best New Magazine Writer

The five finalists for Best New Magazine Writer—given to the individual whose early work in magazines shows the highest degree of craft and promise—are:

 

Kyle Edwards

Yearning to Learn Ojibway, Maclean's

Viviane Fairbank

Hot Mess, Ryerson Review of Journalism

Amorina Kingdon

The Questionable Science of Vancouver’s Port Expansion”, Hakai Magazine

Eternity Martis

Know Your History, Know Your Greatness Hazlitt

Sharon J. Riley

Burning Bush”, Maisonneuve

 


Previous Winners of Best New Magazine Writer

2015 - Desmond Cole - "The Skin I'm In" (Toronto Life)

2014 - Genna Buck - "Finding a Place" (Maisonneuve)

2013 - Catherine McIntyre - "Clusterf*ck" (THIS Magazine)
2012 - Sierra Skye Gemma - “The Wrong Way” (The New Quarterly)

2011 - Liam Casey, “Suicide Notes” (Ryerson Review of Journalism)
2010 - Matthieu Aikins, "Last Stand in Kandahar" (The Walrus)
2009 - Danielle Groen, "This is Your Brain on Love" (Chatelaine)
2008 - Kris Demeanor, "Get a Real Job" (unlimited)
2007 - Patrick White, "Red Rush" (The Walrus)
2006 - Jeremy Klaszus, "Big Oil on Trial" (AlbertaViews)
2005 - Larry Frolick, "The Wired Cabin"; "Danger Signs" (Outpost)
2004 - Sophie Lees (AlbertaViews)
2003 - Chantal Srivastava (L'actualité)
2002 - Jean-Francois Bégin (L'actualité)
2001 - Jonathan Trudel (L'actualité)

2000 - Matthew McKinnon


Previous Winners of Best New Visual Creator

2014 - Hudson Christie - "A Portrait of the Artist with Testicles in Hand" (Maisonneuve)
2011 - The Coveteur, “Gifts” (Report on Business)
2009 - Byron Eggenschwiler "Tales from Riverheights Terrace" (Swerve)


Previous Winners of Best Student Writer
2008 - Chris Watt, "Iraq's Walking Dead", Maisonneuve
2007 - Julia Belluz, “I” (Ryerson Review of Journalism)

2006 - Buffy Cram, "Man Hands," Prairie Fire
2005 - Leigh Doyle, "So Long" (Ryerson Review of Journalism)