SPD 47: Get Yourself on the Timeline of Magazine Greatness

SPD 47: Get Yourself on the Timeline of Magazine Greatness Now in this 47th year of SPD, our annual awards competition pushes you to comb through your work from 2011 and submit your best for review by one of the greatest pools of editorial judges around, in the hopes that you'll be named among the greatest in the history of magazines.

Print Co-chairs Luke Hayman, Jeremy Leslie and Richard Turley want to see your work added to the great timeline of magazine history; send us your best everything from 2011, from the glossiest of the glossies to the ground-breaking alt-weeklies, from limited-run 'zines and local broadsheets, corporate missives and specialty niche publications for the Print division. Digital Chairs Scher Foord and Joe Zeff are looking for the best 2011 pixel-based contenders including websites and apps, online videos and interactive graphics and blog reporting.

More about the new categories and BIG chances to save money, as well as entry forms & instructions, after the jump...

47_money.jpgSpecial, special notes for this year, the most important one FIRST: there's an early-bird discount! Get your entries postmarked by December 14th and save the most money. Standard deadline is Friday, January 13th; late deadline (extra $$) is Friday, January 20th.

What else is new? There's also a very special international discount (check page 8 of the call for entries pdf) for our friends mailing the world's heaviest packages to us at SPD. Save big and show-off your world-class work to our world-class jury.

47_arrow2.jpgAnd last but never least, a few special categories have been added this year:
- a special category for coverage of the 10th anniversary of 9/11;
- "exposed" for entries that feature, in ways SFW and NSFW, subjects in a more... revealing way than the expected;
- and a category for small mags/the self-published, for issues with a circulation under 20,000.

47_PDF.jpg2011 has been an absolutely memorable, challenging, newsworthy year in so many ways. Don't let your work go unmentioned: download the entry forms and instructions here (pdf link) and get your tearsheets and digital links ready to impress the jury, your peers at the Gala, and the world in the SPD 47 Annual.

Send us your best!

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