Nature Title Given Top Indie Press Honor
Orion receives Utne Reader’s general excellence award.
The Utne Reader has honored 10 publications as part of its annual Independent Press Awards, recognizing alternative and independent publishers. The awards were handed out during the Independent Magazine Advisory Group conference in Washington, D.C.
Nature title Orion received Utne’s general excellence award for design, writing, and its “ability to cover environmental issues without overwhelming its readers or underestimating the gravity of its subject matter.”
Nine other awards also were handed out, such as best international coverage (Virginia Quarterly Review), best science/tech coverage (IEEE Spectrum) and best writing (Boston Review). Other winners included Portland—The University of Portland Magazine, The Journal of Music, The American Prospect, High Country News, Spirituality & Health and Brain, Child.
Samples of work from the winners will appear in the July-August issue of Utne Reader, which is set to hit newsstands June 22.