Honors interpretative and critical journalism
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The New Yorker
David Remnick, Editor
The Trayvon Generation,” by Elizabeth Alexander, June 22

Judges' Citation
The poet Elizabeth Alexander’s essay about a generation that has repeatedly witnessed the lynching of
Black men and women of all ages evokes the grief and loss behind the struggle against racial injustice.


The Atlantic
Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief
The Collaborators,” by Anne Applebaum, July/August


The New York Times Magazine
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief
The Kitchen Is Closed,” by Gabrielle Hamilton, April 26

The New Yorker
David Remnick, Editor
Homecoming,” by Hilton Als, June 29


Vanity Fair
Radhika Jones, Editor in Chief
Witness and Respair,” by Jesmyn Ward, September