The Walrus earns twenty National Magazine Award nominations Illustration by Ashley MacKenzie The Walrus would like to congratulate our contributors and staff for receiving a total of 20 nominations from the 39th National Magazine Awards. The winners will be announced on June 10. In the meantime, we invite you to read (or re-read!) these acclaimed pieces. Science, Technology, & the Environment “Laying Waste” by Sasha Chapman “Where the Streets Have No Names” by Harley Rustad “Run, Forest, Run” by Asher Mullard Arts and Entertainment “Howl” by Drew Nelles Politics and Public Interest “State of Delusion” by Patrick Graham Personal Journalism “My Prescribed Life” by Emily Landau Profiles “Dr. Shock” by Richard Poplak One of a Kind “Playing God” by Richard Kelly Kemick “He Said, She Said” by Ann Brocklehurst Business “Easy Money” by Christopher Pollon Health & Medicine “My Prescribed Life” by Emily Landau Best New Magazine Writer “Playing God” by Richard Kelly Kemick Words and Pictures “Our Ever-Changing Moods” by Jillian Tamaki Photojournalism & Photo Essay “If These Walls Could Talk” by Lana Slezic Illustration “My Prescribed Life” by Adrian Forrow “Summer Reading and cover” by Pascal Blanchet Spot Illustration Spot series by Ashley Mackenzie “Choose Your Own Ending” by Jeannie Phan Portrait Photography “Boom” by Grant Harder Essays “Team America” by Gary Stephen Ross Fiction “Changeling Girl” by Alex Puglsey Since its inception, The Walrus has become Canada’s most decorated publication, having won a total of 75 golds, 46 silvers, and 242 honourable mentions from the National Magazine Awards.