The 37th annual National Magazine Awards
The National Magazine Awards Foundation is a bilingual, not-for-profit institution whose mission is to recognize and promote excellence in the content and creation of Canadian print and digital publications through an annual program of awards and national publicity efforts.
  • Dec 01: Call for Submissions
  • Jan 10: Early-Bird Submissions Deadline
  • Jan 15: Final Submissions Deadline
  • May 01: Announcement of Finalists
  • Jun 06: 37th National Magazine Awards


Terry Sellwood of Cottage Life Media with David Hayes, freelancer and NMAF board member

2013 Call for Entries is Now Closed

As of January 15, 2014 at 5pm ET the submissions window for the 37th annual National Magazine Awards is fully closed. Thanks to all who participated this year. The National Magazine Awards Foundation now moves into its judging season, as over 200 judges will evaluate this year’s trove of entries. 

Outstanding Achievement Award

The NMAF is still accepting nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award until March 1. Read more.

Call for Judges

The NMAF is accepting candidates to serve as judges for the 37th National Magazine Awards. Read more about the judging process and considering nominating yourself or your colleagues.


Nominations will be announced on May 1, and the 37th annual National Magazine Awards gala will be held on June 6. Follow us on Twitter and on the Magazine Awards blog for news and updates.

The NMA Gold Book  

Catch up all the winners from last year's National Magazine Awards. Our digital Gold Book is free and a handy way to read the best work in Canadian magazines on any device. 
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