Ta-Nehisi Coates nominated for National Magazine Award for essay “Fear of a Black President”

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates

And Coates is in good company. From the announcement:

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the finalists for the 2013 National Magazine Awards. Known as the Ellies–for the Alexander Calder stabile “Elephant” given to each award winner–the National Magazine Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis.


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Andrew Whitacre

About Andrew Whitacre

Andrew directs the communications efforts for CMS/W and its research groups. A native of Washington, D.C., he holds a degree in communication from Wake Forest University, with a minor in humanities, as well as an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College. This work includes drawing up and executing strategic communications plans, with projects including website design, social media management and training, press outreach, product launches, fundraising campaign support, and event promotions.


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