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.
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.