Alta Journal Wins Multiple Eddie and Ozzie Awards

The magazine and website received 6 wins and 21 honorable mentions at an awards ceremony in New York City.

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Penni Gladstone

Alta Journal had a great night in New York City on September 13, receiving six top honors at Folio’s Eddie and Ozzie Awards. Spread across several editorial and design categories, the wins represent the hard work of Alta’s editorial team and its contributors.

Among the winners were Sands Hall in the Essays and Criticism category for “‘The Ways of Fiction Are Devious Indeed,’” an investigation into Wallace Stegner’s extensive borrowing from the life and work of Mary Hallock Foote, and Adam Fisher in the Longform Feature Content category for “The Mushroom Man’s Magic,” about an eccentric artist turned entrepreneur. (The latter piece also won at the Los Angeles Press Club’s Southern California Journalism Awards in June.) Teresa Flores also won in the Single Article: Consumer Lifestyle category for “Ars Poetica.”

The magazine took home top honors for its Fall 2021 issue in the Consumer Culture/Community category, and creative director John Goecke won for the same issue’s cover design. The magazine’s special issue devoted to Joan Didion won for Magazine Section Consumer.

Here is a complete list of Alta’s 2022 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards wins and honorable mentions.

    In the Special Recognition categories, Alta’s editorial team was named Editorial Team of the Year. The magazine and website’s editors Blaise Zerega, Mary Melton, and David L. Ulin and creative director John Goecke were given prizes for Overall Editorial Excellence, Consumer Category, and Goecke was recognized for Overall Design Excellence, Consumer Category.•

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