Poets & Writers Magazine Takes Gold Eddie Award

Contact: Linda Rondinelli
Assistant Director, Development and Marketing
Poets & Writers, Inc.
(212) 226-3586 x201, lrondinelli@pw.org

New York, NY – February 1, 2011. Poets & Writers Magazine has received a gold 2010 Eddie Award for editorial excellence in the category of Business to Business, Media/Entertainment/Publishing, Full Issue.

The award recognizes the magazine’s November/December 2009 issue, which included a special section on MFA programs and profiles of Jonathan Lethem, Audrey Niffenegger, and Sherwin Bitsui.

Poets & Writers Magazine, which last year received a silver Eddie Award in the same category, has been a trusted companion to writers since 1987. Within its pages, readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction, and conversation among fellow professionals.

In addition, Poets & Writers Magazine provides the most comprehensive listing of literary grants and awards, deadlines, and prizewinners available in print. With a readership of over 80,000, Poets & Writers Magazine is published by the nonprofit organization Poets & Writers, Inc. 

The Eddie Awards are sponsored by Folio magazine. Click here for a full list of this year's winners.