The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies announced the

contest today, and SFR appears to have done well


Or to quote the story:

In the large-circulation division, The Village Voice leads the pack with nine awards. In the small-circulation division,

The Santa Fe Reporter is set to go home with at least five prizes.

Yes! The "at-least" part is that there are still a few outstanding categories in which judging has yet to be completed.

In addition to nominations for cover design (Angela Moore), illustration, food writing and special issues (the 2008 Devour, edited by Gwyneth Doland), Dave Maass et. al was nominated for his

, Things to Do in Santa Fe When You're Undead, in the Format-Busting category (now would be a good time for you to watch my Zombie movie that accompanied that story, on the off chance that I haven't already made you watch it 20 times).

Yay Dave! Yay Gwyneth! Yay Angela! Go SFR!

We'll find out placement (1st, 2nd or 3rd) in June during AAN's annual convention.