Wednesday, May 2, 2007

And the winners are....

Today's blog will be short, because there are award winning magazines and articles to read.

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) named the 2007 winners of their annual competition. Every year they chose top magazines in various circulation categories, best feature, best design, best essay, best photography, best investigative reporting, best photo journalism....well, you get the idea.

So rather than bore you with my unworthy little blog today, let me point you in the direction of the winners. Read magazine writing the way it should be done. I recommend reading the best essay by Michael Donohue in the Georgia Review: "Russell and Mary."

Please click on the following link where you will find the list of winners and links to the various magazines and articles. After reading these offerings, it is awfully hard to settle for the slap dash efforts that pass for journalism elsewhere.

And don't just read the winners, read the nominees -- little old Field and Stream has some impressive writing. Enjoy!