About Manitoba Magazine Publishers’ Association

Reaching up to 1,000,000 readers every month, Manitoba magazines provide world class writing – prose and poetry, fact and fiction – wrapped in creative design, quality photography and illustration. MAGGIE WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Congratulations to every magazine which entered. The judges worked hard to arrive at the following results. Art & Literary: Best Poem or Suite of Poems – CV2, Connectonomics1 Art & Literary: Best Short Fiction – Prairie Fire,  Red Egg and Ginger Art & Literary: Best Editorial Feature or Creative Non-Fiction Piece – Prairie Fire, Status Updates Business to Business:  Best Business or Individual Profile  - Conservator,  Ripple Effect Business to Business:  Best Single Issue – Conservator,  Ripple Effect 35-2 Consumer: Best Editorial Feature - Canada’s History,  Ties That Bind Consumer: Best Regular Column or Department – The Cottager, My Cottage Life Consumer: Best Single Issue – Geez, Life Offline Best of the Best:  Best Cover – Illustration, Geez, The End Cover Best of the Best:  Best Cover – Photography, Herizons,  Winter 2014 Best of the Best:  Best Mobile, Digital or Interactive Initiative – Manitoba Gardener, Save The Monarch People’s Choice:  The Cellar Door Magazine of the Year: Overall - Canada’s History


Breaking News

What’s your favourite Manitoba magazine? Our social media campaign starting next month will have a great subscription offer, and a chance to win – just for taking a selfie and sending it to us. More details soon.

June 15 at the Viscount Gort – a great educational day, learning about Social Media, Reader Engagement, and WordPress. Watch for more professional development events happening soon.

Did you come out to party with MMPA? The Mini-Maggies was a great event. Food, wine, winners.The Governor’s Boardroom at Bailey’s was just buzzing tonight. Winners were announced (see the left-hand column), photographs taken, and then the serious talk started. What a great night! So many experienced magazine professionals in one room was bound to throw up some ideas for the future of MMPA. Watch this space. Or better still – join in!

Be a part of history. Did you know? One copy of any magazine/newspaper published in Manitoba should be sent to the Manitoba Legislative Library. www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib

New on Facebook: Manitoba Magazine Publishers Association page. Please “Like”, add your comments, share your magazine news. We will be adding news as it comes up. Writers, look there for some writing competitions and paid magazine submissions. Although entry dates have passed, in the main, they are worth diarising for next year.  

Print is dead! NOT!! Long live the bookbook. Here’s the link – don’t miss it.

MMPA’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament is Thursday August 6, 2015 at the Bel Acres Golf Course, combined with the “Major Maggies”. Once again part of the proceeds will go to Winnipeg Foundation’s “Nourishing Potential” program.  See the 2014 golf action here.