Maisonneuve (magazine)


Winter 2010 Issue Cover
Editor Daniel Viola
Categories arts, ideas
Frequency Quarterly
Year founded 2002
Country Canada
Based in Montreal
Language Canadian English

Maisonneuve is an English-language general interest magazine based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] It publishes eclectic stories of national and international scope on the arts, culture and politics.

History and profile

Established in 2002[2] by Derek Webster, the magazine is named after Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve, the founder of Montreal. It defines its mandate as "to dissolve artistic borders between regions, countries, languages, and genres". Drew Nelles served as the editor-in-chief of the magazine.[3]

Maisonneuve has won many awards for its writing, covers, illustration and photojournalism. It was named Magazine of the Year in both 2005[4] and 2012 (National Magazine Awards), Small Magazine of the Year in 2006 (Editors' Choice Awards) and Newsstand Magazine of the Year (Canadian Newsstand Awards) in 2007, among many other awards for individual features.


  1. "Vote for Canada's Best Magazine Cover. NMA 2016 Nominees". Magazine Awards. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. Robert Lee Brewer (1 September 2015). 2016 Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published. F+W Media, Inc. p. 484. ISBN 978-1-59963-942-0. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. "Maisonneuve print magazine celebrates ten-year anniversary". Masthead. Montreal. 4 April 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  4. "Maisonneuve Wins Big at National Magazine Awards". Magazines Canada. 30 June 2005. Retrieved 1 June 2016.

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