CSME accepting submissions for Editors’ Choice Awards

The annual Editors’ Choice Awards presented by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) are now open for submissions.

The award for CSME Magazine of the Year is divided by circulation and type:

  • Small magazines (under 50,000)
  • Medium magazines (50,000 to 149,999)
  • Large magazines (150,000+)
  • Trade magazines
  • Custom publications

There are also awards for:

  • Best Front of Book
  • Jim Cormier Award for Display Writing
  • Best Website
  • Best Editorial Blog
  • Editor of the Year

The deadline for submission is March 8, 2013. Submissions are free for CSME members. Winners will be announced at the Editors’ Gala during MagNet–Canada’s Magazine Conference–on June 5, 2013. More info at the CSME website.

NMAF President Douglas Thomson co-leads CSME event

Douglas Thomson

Tomorrow (Oct 24) the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors presents a luncheon event titled “Learning From Each Other” featuring editors from B2B and consumer magazines who will share their tips on magazine publishing and the wisdom they’ve accumulated throughout their careers. The participants include:

  • Douglas Thomson: President of National Magazine Awards Board of Directors and Editor of Canadian Home Workshop, a consumer title currently celebrating its 35th anniversary.
  • Peter Carter: Editor of Today’s Trucking and winner of the 2011 CSME Editor’s Choice Award for best trade magazine editor.
  • William Morassutti: Creative director of Star Content Studios, Torstar’s new custom content arm, and former editor-in-chief and founding member of Toro magazine.

The event is being held at Peridot, 81 Bloor St E (right at Yonge/Bloor subway station) in Toronto from 12-2pm on Wednesday, Oct 24. Buy tickets online at CSME; discounts for members and for buying in advance.

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