The William Blackfox Awards - A.S. 45

Society Chronicler, Countess Honor of Restormel , has announced the winners of the A.S. 45 William Blackfox Awards. The awards are given for excellence in the production of SCA newsletters.

The winners are:

Best Overall Newsletter:    

  • The Baelfyr, Principality of Insulae Draconis, Kingdom of Drachenwald, Chronicler: Mistress Ariel of Lindisfarne
  • The Ursus, Barony of Septentria, Kingdom of Ealdormere, Chroniclers: Baron Gunther Wahlstadt von Bremen and Baroness Seonaid nic Thomais

Best Layout and Design

  • The Thorny Truth, Shire of Rosenfeld, Kingdom of Ansteorra, Chronicler: Mistress Juliana Avenel

Best Artwork

  • The Talon, Barony of Hawkwood, Kingdom of Atlantia. Artist: Lady Portia de Sancto Lucianno

Best Special Issue

  • The Ice Dragon: The Hael Goes to War, The Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, Kingdom of Æhelmearc, Chronicler: THL Filipo de Sancto Martino

Best Special Interest Newsletter

  • Pigments of Your Imagination, Kingdom of Æthelmearc Scribal College, Chronicler: Mistress Teresa Gabriela de Montoya y Sevilla

Best Regular Feature

  • The Q.D., "Musings from the Mad Monk," Barony of Caer Mear, Kingdom of Atlantia, by Brother Amos the Pious

Best Article

  • "Me and My Religion" by Lady Lyonet de Coveham, The Baelfyr, Principality of Insulae Draconis, Kingdom of Drachenwald
  • "The Scourge of the Woodlands" by Master Galen of Ockham, Vair Bells, Shire of Starhaven, Kingdom of Trimaris

Best Poetry or Short Fiction

  • Poetry: "The Triskele and the Star" by Lord Pádraig Ruad Ó Maolagàin, The Scarlet Letter, Shire of Loch Ruadh, Kingdom of Ansteorra
  • Short Fiction: "The Ballad of Sven Frumbridge" by Sheumais Stuart, Kenning Points, Barony of Smoking Rocks

Best Written contribution to a Kingdom Newsletter

  • "Manor of Rockland," (recurring article) for The Northwatch by Lady Margyt Weaver, Kingdom of Northshield

Best Artistic contribution to a Kingdom Newsletter

  • Cover Art for March 2011 issue of Popular Chivalry as well as new logo for the newsletter, Artist: Lord Valgardr Isungr, Kingdom of Meridies

Nominees and honorable mentions are available on the Blackfox website.