Hed & Dek
Cottage Life, “Purple Reign” by Tim Tiner, Kim Zagar, and Jackie Davis
Great word play, and perfectly conveys story content.
Arizona Highways, “Let Them Bee” by Robert Stieve
Loved everything about this.
Louisiana Life, “Claws to Celebrate” by Stanley Dry
Bravo. Clever, clear writing both draws in the reader and sells the story.
Award of Merit
Missouri Life, “String Beings” by Martin Schwartz
Wow! Not only does the headline sell the story, it improves it, likely drawing in readers who would never have thought they’d want to read a puppet story.
Acadiana Profile, “The MANual” by Ashley Hinson and Sarah George
Arizona Highways, “Remains to be Seen” by Robert Stieve
Louisiana Life, “Oh, Shucks!” by Megan Hill
Saltscapes, “Over the top, b’ys” by Bob Wakeham
Texas Highways, “Thrilling Distilling” by Arianna Auber