Writer of the Year 35,000 or less circulation 2020


Delaware Beach Life Bill Newcott

His stories have a smooth rhythm that make them easy to read, and his first-person perspectives build rapport with readers.


Adirondack Life Niki Kourofsky

Kourofsky’s journalism is the kind that makes you feel like you’re talking with an old friend.


Nebraska Life Alan J. Bartels

Bartels particularly excels at scene building, with descriptive, illustrative language that jumps off the page.