The Verge Wins the 2023 ASME Award for Design for its Homeland Anthology; Receives Two National Magazine Award Nominations


The Verge was acknowledged yesterday by the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) with  the ASME Award for Print Design for its Homeland anthology. Moreover, the digital writer was named a finalist in two classes at the 2023 National Magazine Awards. The Verge is nominated for Basic Excellence, Information, Sports activities and Leisure; and for Profile Writing, for “Looking out for Susy Thunder,” by Claire L. Evans (in partnership with Epic Magazine).

The Verge’s Homeland anthology explores twenty years of expertise, surveillance, and paperwork underneath the Division of Homeland Safety. Via narrative options that unmask the insurance policies which have formed the United States over the previous 20 years, the collection highlights a few of The Verge’s most bold reporting together with its stunning artwork and images. The limited-run print Homeland anthology, designed by Verge affiliate inventive director Kristen Radtke, bought out in lower than two weeks.

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“It’s particularly thrilling to see our large, bizarre Homeland challenge succeed on-line and in print,” says Kevin Nguyen, options editor, who spearheaded the collection with deputy options editor Sarah Jeong. “We need to deliver our strongest tales to readers wherever they’re, and proceed to experiment telling these tales throughout totally different codecs and mediums.”

In “Looking out for Susy Thunder,” Claire L. Evans tracked down certainly one of the most influential hackers of the ‘80s. The function, developed in partnership with Epic Magazine, is a thriller, but in addition a transferring story of friendship and survival in the age of the early web.

The Verge’s full slate of wins and nominations are under:

National Magazine Award Nominations

ASME Awards for Design, Images & Illustration

The 2023 ASME winners will probably be introduced dwell in New York on March 28.