National Magazine Awards

2012

Winner:

Gold, Fiction Category:
Bill Gaston, ‘Four Corners’ (40/3)

Winner:

Silver, Fiction Category:
Wayde Compton, ‘The Instrument’ (40/1)

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Chris Donahoe, ‘Busted’ (40/3)

2011

Winner:

Gold, Fiction Category:
Jeff Stautz, ‘Asymptote’ (39/2)
 

Winner:

Silver, Fiction Category:
Jesus Hardwell, ‘Sandcastles’ (39/2)
 

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
Monty Reid, ‘Smoke,’ ‘Update from the ATM’ and ‘For a New Kitchen’ (39/1)

2010

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
André Alexis, ‘Orpheus’ (38/1)
 

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
Carolyn Black, ‘At World’s End, Falling Off’ (38/3)
 

Finalist:

Personal Journalism:
Katherine Fawcett, ‘Asleep at the Wheel’ (38/3)

2009

Finalists:

Personal Journalism Category:
David Janzen, ‘Approaching the Moon in a Stream: Reflections on Li Bai’ (37/3)
    J. Jill Robinson, ‘The Letter’
 

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
Warren Heiti, ‘the uncollected works of sallie chisum’ (37/1)
 

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
Sarah Keevil, ‘Pyro’ (37/1)

2008

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Kanina Dawson, ‘Pashtu, for Bird and Other Words that Hurt’ (36/3)

2007

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Sheree Ann Frappied, ‘Idylwylde Park’ (35/3)

2006

Winner:

Silver, Personal Journalism Category:
Kaitlin Fontana, ‘Sleeping with the Dead’ (34/3)
 

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
Kari Strutt, ‘Skyglass Bastard’ (34/2)

2005

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
Craig Davidson, ‘Rocket Ride’ (33/3)

2004

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Beth Jones, Inside (32/3)

2003

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Kanina Dawson, ‘The End of August’ (31/2)

2002

Winner:

Gold, Personal Journalism Category:
Michelle Barker, ‘Blessings,’ (30/2)
 

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
John O’Neill, Four Poems (30/3)
 

Finalist:

Fiction Category:
Barry Webster, ‘The Royal Conservatory: Statement and Fugue for Eight Voices’ (30/3)

2001

Finalists:

Personal Journalism Category:
Gordon Cavenaile, ‘Homemade Pistol: A True Story of Addiction and Suicide’ (29/3)
    Marcello Di Cintio, ‘Bone Etchings & Blood Tattoos: Letters from Niger’ (29/3)

1999

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
Don McKay, Five Poems (27/3)
 

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Pat Krause, ‘Acts of Love’ (27/3)

1998

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
Julia van Gorder, Three Poems (26/1)

1997

Winner:

Gold, Personal Journalism Category:
Peggy McCann, ‘Water Sky’ (25/3)

1996

Finalists:

Poetry Category:
Tim Bowling, Three Poems (24/2)
    A.F. Moritz, ‘The Little Walls Before China’ (24/2)

1995

Finalist:

Poetry Category:
Sarah Klassen, Three Poems (23/3)

1994

Winner:

Gold, Poetry Category:
Janice Kulyk Keefer, Three Poems (22/1)
 

Finalist:

Personal Journalism Category:
Diana Kiesners, ‘Going the Wrong Way’ (22/3)