“That was another stroke of good luck. The NMA attracted the attention of an agent, Samantha Haywood, and that paved the way to a book deal.”
–Joshua Knelman, who won a NMA Gold prize for his article, “Artful Crimes” (The Walrus, November 2005) at the 30th National Magazine Awards, on how his success at the NMAs helped secure a book deal. Knelman’s new book, Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art, was just published last month by Douglas & McIntyre. Read the full text of Knelman’s interview at The Walrus Blog. Find out more about Joshua Knelman’s success at the NMAs over at our Winners Archive.