Alta Journal Nominated for a National Magazine Award

Essays by John Freeman have been recognized by the American Society of Magazine Editors.

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Matt Mahurin

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) announced the nominees for the 2022 National Magazine Awards on Twitter today. Alta Journal was nominated in the category of Essays and Criticism for two pieces by John Freeman: Butchering the Mythic West (Winter 2021) and Falling (Summer 2021). In addition to writing for Alta Journal, Freeman hosts the monthly California Book Club panel. CBC will discuss I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita on March 17. (Sign up here)

The awards will be given out in Brooklyn, New York, on April 5. The full list of ASME nominees can be found on the ASME website.•

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