Cottage Life, “5 Things “ by J.B. MacKinnon, Sasha Chapman, Penny Caldwell, Stephen Marche, Marci McDonald
Powerful storytelling that lingers long after you’ve put this article down.
Adirondack Life, “Pickup Sticks” by Luke Cyphers
Charming profile of the joys of pond hockey and its local participants. Great lines and funny asides throughout.
Arizona Highways, “Identifying Flying Objects” by Matt Jaffe
Well-written and engaging feature with vivid scene setting and a distinctive voice.
Award of Merit
Down East, “Show Business” by Jaed Coffin
A fascinating and richly detailed profile of a businesswoman & the carnival industry, embedded in complex and compelling historical and social context.
Arizona Highways, “Dig This!” by Annette McGivney, Barbara Glynn Denney, Keith Whitney, Robert A. Stieve, Kelly Vaughn, and Noah Austin
The Bermudian, “2017 Bermudians of the Year” by Elizabeth Jones and W.C. Stevenson
Louisiana Life, “On the Run” by Megan Romer, Denny Culbert, Sarah George, and Melanie Warner Spencer
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, “Charting the Coast” by Polly Saltonstall
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, “Passing the Torch” by Laurie Schreiber
Missouri Life, “The Gift of Experience” by Matt Crossman
Missouri Life, “Reindeer Games” by Julie Brown Patton
Mountain Home, “The Great Potato Toss” by Brendan O’Meara
New Mexico Magazine, “Not Fade Away” by David Pike and Stefan Wachs
Oklahoma Today, “Of Trunk and Triumph” by Karlie Ybarra and Lori Duckworth
Texas Highways, “Summer Hideaways” by Karlie Ybarra and Lori Duckworth
Texas Highways, “Wonders of Nature” by Clayton Maxwell
Wyoming Wildlife, “Elusive” by Kelsey Dayton