Wrack Lines issue receives APEX 2020 Grand Award

Cover of Wrack Lines magazine, Spring-Summer 2019The Spring-Summer 2019 issue of Wrack Lines magazine has received a prestigious Grand Award in the APEX 2020 Annual Awards for Publication Excellence competition for communications professionals.

This year, 100 Grand Awards were given for outstanding work in 12 categories, from among 1,183 entries received from organizations across the country. The Wrack Lines issue was chosen from among 241 entries in the magazines, journals and tabloids category of the contest. The competition also awarded 476 Awards of Excellence in 100 sub-categories.

The Spring-Summer 2019 issue, titled “Making Connections: As the Climate Changes, People and Nature Intertwine in New Ways,” contained articles about the increase in coastal road flooding; new research into wind risk for homes; the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy; CT Sea Grant’s Crosscurrents retrospective art exhibit; and an essay on the beloved nature writer Edwin Way Teale. Congratulations to all our writers, photographers, editors and graphic designer!

Here’s what the APEX judges had to say about this issue: “While the title of this publication may sound rather ‘technical,’ the issue submitted provides a wonderful array of human interest, science, technology and our interaction with nature.  Each of the five main articles in the issue looks at challenges and stories facing coastlines throughout the world, written and photographed in such a way as to make them not only informative, but very entertaining.”

Read the issue here.     

For a free print copy, send an email with your mailing address to: judy.benson@uconn.edu.