YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – April 5, 2010 – For the third consecutive year, The Antioch Review has been named a finalist for a National Magazine Award, the highest honor for magazines published in the United States.
Nominated in the Essays & Criticism category for William Giraldi’s “The Physics of Speed” (fall 2010), the Review competes with The American Scholar, The New Yorker, The Paris Review and Virginia Quarterly Review.
The American Society of Magazine Editors will present the awards, known as the Ellies, on Monday, May 9, in New York City. The Ellies are considered the Oscars or Pulitzer Prize of the magazine publishing world.
The Antioch Review, now in its 70th year of continuous publication, is the smallest magazine nominated for a prize this year. It received its first nomination in 2009 in the essay category and was nominated for fiction in 2010.
About the Antioch Review
The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. The Review publishes fiction, essays, and poetry from emerging and established authors. Authors published in its pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart prizes. Robert S. Fogarty has served as its editor since 1977.
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