Cover 35,000 or more circulation 2023

In the Cover category six judges across writing and design evaluated unity of the image(s) and text, and the use of typography, art, and design in conveying the message to potential readers.


Visual Wonders
Texas Highways
Contributors: E. Dan Klepper, Mark Mahorsky

Judges liked how the cover copy interacts with the image. It feels more like a gallery catalog because there was not much done other than the original art piece on the cover. This works perfectly in context with the story.
— IRMA Awards Jury


The Lake After Dark
Cottage Life
Contributors: Bradley Reinhardt, Michelle Kelly


Show Time
Contributors: Jared Sych, Steve Collins, Shelley Arnusch