The Virginia Quarterly Review's 2007 fall issue, "South America in the Twenty-First Century," which includes reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees on Peru, Columbia and Argentina, has won the National Magazine Award in the single topic issue category.
Included in the issue:
• Phillip Robertson's "The Octopus in the Cathedral of Salt," an article stemming from his investigation of paramilitary power in Columbia
• Kelly Hearn's "The Last Commons: Drilling in the Peruvian Amazon," an article addressing Big Oil in the Amazon
• Gabrielle Weiss' "The 'Ghost Train,'" a video addressing poverty in Argentina.