Nominated for a National Magazine Award

My article in last November's issue of the Atlantic, 'Our Man in Kandahar', has been nominated for a National Magazine Award by the American Society of Magazine Editors. It's the most well known award in American magazine journalism, and winners will be announced on May 3. The original article, which you can read here, was also a finalist for the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism.

Last year, I won a National Magazine Award in Canada for another article from Kandahar, this one in the December 2010 issue of the Walrus.