The magazine and website received 6 wins and 21 honorable mentions at an awards ceremony in New York City.
Works by James Cagney and Brenda Hillman are featured in the new anthology.
The Los Angeles Press Club honors 20 Alta contributors for writing, criticism, design, and illustration.
Mark Smith recognized for artwork in a Jane Doe cold case story.
Writers, photographers, and illustrators recognized for their work.
Contributing illustrators win six awards in national contest.
Essays by John Freeman have been recognized by the American Society of Magazine Editors.
Graphics by Mark Smith and design by John Goecke took top honors at the annual National A&E Journalism Awards.
John Markoff’s feature on the effort to return a rare butterfly from extinction was awarded top honors for science reporting.
Here’s the full list of our writers, artists, and designers honored by the Los Angeles Press Club.
Explore this extensive collection of books—83 titles in all—by Alta Journal contributors.
Alien invasions, megacorporations, and unlikely heroes populate worlds both different and eerily similar to our own.
Need a second opinion on the arts? These titles consider subjects ranging from architecture to film.
Seven collections that examine the underpinnings of major world events, social movements, and personal milestones of creative giants.
Learn about the psychology of indoor spaces, meet a boy with a rare blood disease, and examine other gripping topics.
A slew of characters navigate everything from crime-infested cities and international borders to suburbia and parallel universes.
Comedic depictions of aging, and cartoons featuring foulmouthed animals pop off the page in these fun titles.
Visit the Mojave Desert, survey the forests of California, and cultivate herbs with these earthy books.
These stories thrust you into guerrilla warfare, romance in Italy, family loss, and various adventures across the West and abroad.
Discover new recipes and gain insight into how food is produced, harvested, and distributed.
Set aside some time to examine the lives of Octavia E. Butler, Cary Grant, and others.
These six titles (and a special spotlight) reconsider the meaning of murder, tragedy, voting—and comedy in ancient Greece.
Unable to fit an actual black bear into his studio, cover artist Michael Schwab found inspiration elsewhere.