Writer of the Year 35,000 or more circulation 2022


Texas Highways, Katie Gutierrez

Katie Gutierrez artfully incorporates local, personal detail within greater narratives. She is a stylistically ambitious and versatile writer.

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Arizona Highways, Matt Jaffe

Matt Jaffe is a magazine writer at the top of his game.


New Mexico Magazine, Molly Boyle

Molly is a wonderful writer. I really appreciate the way she includes small descriptions that bring details to life. Wonderful work!

Tie for Bronze


Saltscapes, Alec Bruce

There is a homey warmth to Alec’s writing. A pleasure to read.

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