Politics 31 March 2011 New Statesman success at Orwell Prize New Statesman bloggers pick up five nominations for the prestigious blogging prize. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML The New Statesman last night received five nominations in the blogging category of the prestigious Orwell Prize. Our resident New Statesman bloggers Laurie Penny, Steven Baxter and Dan Hodges were all nominated, alongside the New Statesman contributors Osama Diab and Sunder Katwala. The longlist included 22 names in total, selected by Gaby Hinsliff and another New Statesman blogger and former Orwell Prize shortlist nominee, David Allen Green. Other nominees included Andrew Sparrow's politics blog at the Guardian, Graeme Archer from ConservativeHome and Paul Waugh's Waugh Room. › I didn’t do anything even vaguely funny for Comic Relief Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles How the Democratic National Committee Chair contest became a proxy war Sooner or later, a British university is going to go bankrupt Commons confidential: Old friend or foe?