May 10, 2010
Mothering had been awarded a Maggie Award for the Best Signed Editorial or Essay from a consumer publication for Publisher and Editor Peggy O’Mara’s thoughtful editorial “Case Closed: Breast is Best.”
Mothering Magazine was nominated in two categories for the Western Publishing Association’s (WPA) 2010 Maggie Awards this year. The Annual Maggie awards ceremony and black-tie dinner is the most prestigious publishing event in the West. Over 600 publishing professionals gather to honor excellence in print and electronic publishing in over 100 editorial, design, promotional and event categories.
This is the third Maggie for Peggy who was also honored for “Is Breastfeeding In Trouble?” and “Breastfeeding in Whose Public.”
About the Maggie Awards: (from the WPA website)
One of WPA’s primary objectives is to promote the pursuit of excellence among publishing professionals. The tools, training and information WPA provides are designed to improve skills, foster creativity and inspire our members to do their best work. WPA believes recognition is the best way to honor achievement. For more than fifty-eight years, WPA has bestowed awards of excellence to deserving individuals and companies whose work is deemed “The Best in the West” in a wide variety of publishing categories.
The Annual Maggie awards ceremony and black-tie dinner is the most prestigious publishing event in the West. Over 600 publishing professionals gather to honor excellence in print and electronic publishing in over 100 editorial, design and promotional and event categories. A trademark of the Maggie ceremony is the high-tech, visually creative multimedia show featuring entries from the current year.
To learn more about the Maggie Awards visit the the Western Publishing Association website.