Mountain Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford wins 1st place, 2012 Altweekly awards

Mountain Xpress Food Writer Mackensy Lunsford has won 1st-place in the 2012 Altweekly Awards for publications with a circulation under 50,000. Lunsford’s winning trio of articles:

Mountain Xpress: “Mud Fish and Menudo”; “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”; and “Everything’s Better with Butter” by Mackensy Lunsford

Lunsford beat out another North Carolina writer at the Independent Weekly “(The man who designed the Oreo cookie” and “A brief history of pimento cheese” by Emily Wallace). The other finalist: Seven Days‘s Corin Hirsch (“Suddenly Sushi,” “The Spirits That Move Them,” and “Resurrecting Hops.”

About Margaret Williams
Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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3 thoughts on “Mountain Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford wins 1st place, 2012 Altweekly awards

  1. parrish

    Well done! I’ve always enjoyed your articles – glad to see others do, too!!

  2. kimboronni

    Congrats on the award, it’s good to see hard work recognized!

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