2020 National Magazine Awards Winners

The National Media Awards Foundation recently announced the winners of the 43rd annual National Magazine Awards. For the first time, the winners were announced during a live virtual broadcast and through digital channels. We are proud to announce that two current MFA students and two MFA alumni have won awards!


Congratulations to the following UBC Creative Writing MFA alumni and current students who have won the 2020 National Magazine Awards!

Kate Black (MFA student)
π΄π‘€π‘˜π‘€π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘‘ πΆπ‘Žπ‘’π‘ π‘’
Published in Maisonneuve Magazine
Won the 𝐡𝑒𝑠𝑑 πΈπ‘šπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘”π‘–π‘›π‘” π‘Šπ‘Ÿπ‘–π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ awardΒ 

Rachel Jansen (MFA alumna)
𝐼𝑛 π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ π΅π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘›
Published in Maisonneuve Magazine
Honourable mention for 𝐡𝑒𝑠𝑑 πΈπ‘šπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘”π‘–π‘›π‘” π‘Šπ‘Ÿπ‘–π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ award

Jessica Johns (MFA alumna)
π΅π‘Žπ‘‘ πΆπ‘Ÿπ‘’π‘’
Published in Grain Magazine
Won Silver for the 𝐡𝑒𝑠𝑑 πΉπ‘–π‘π‘‘π‘–π‘œπ‘› award

Trina Moyles (MFA student)
π»π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘‘ π‘€π‘’π‘šπ‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘¦
Published in Alberta Views Magazine
Won Silver for the π‘ƒπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘ π‘œπ‘›π‘Žπ‘™ π½π‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘›π‘Žπ‘™π‘–π‘ π‘š award