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Swerve nominated for two National Magazine Awards

Swerve magazine received two nods when the nominations for the National Magazine Awards were announced Monday.

Marcello Di Cintio’s piece about Nathan Phelps, the son of the late Fred Phelps, founder of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, was nominated in the profile category. 120 more words



We need programs for gifted children at least as much as we need programs for the challenged. We need specialized accommodation for all with specialized needs outside the first standard deviation. 1,203 more words


Marcello Di Cintio Interview with John Vigna, FreeFall's Upcoming Contest Judge

Marcello Di Cintio sat down with FreeFall’s upcoming judge, John Vigna, for some quick questions:

M: What elevates a piece of writing beyond ordinary?

JV: A compelling, authentic narrative voice; brutal truth but restraint in calibrating it throughout the story. 686 more words


On walls and scars

A mentor of mine, Marcello Di Cintio, wrote a book called Walls. It’s because of a very specific wall that I came home from camp one summer and eagerly waited the release of this book. 569 more words

W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Readings

On Tuesday night, I joined a small but mighty crowd of book lovers in the upstairs of the Rose and Crown on 4th to hear this year’s shortlisted… 336 more words

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Marcello Di Cintio wins $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

Marcello Di Cintio has won the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, a world-spanning exploration of communities living in the shadows of man-made barriers. 261 more words