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The Atlantic

WINNER
The Atlantic
Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief
Twenty Years Gone,” by Jennifer Senior, September

Judges' Citation
Jennifer Senior’s story about the family Bobby McIlvaine left behind when he died on 9/11
is a superlative, affecting, complex meditation on grief. “Twenty Years Gone,” the judges decided,
is a perfect encapsulation of what magazine writing, at its finest, can do.

 Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine
Christopher Beha, Editor
These Precious Days,” by Ann Patchett, January

 

New York 

New York
David Haskell, Editor in Chief
Gina. Rosanne. Guy.,” by Kerry Howley, December 20, 2021–January 2, 2022

The New York Times Magazine 

The New York Times Magazine
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief
"I Feel Like I'm Just Drowning," by Susan Dominus, May 16, and "Searching for Gayl Jones," by Imani Perry, October

 

 The New Yorker

The New Yorker
David Remnick, Editor
The Kentler Experiment,” by Rachel Aviv, July 26

ProPublica With Nashville Public Radio

ProPublica With Nashville Public Radio
Stephen Engelberg, Editor in Chief, ProPublica
Emily Siner, News Director, Nashville Public Radio
Black Children Were Jailed for a Crime That Doesn’t Exist. Almost Nothing Happened to the Adults in Charge,” by Meribah Knight, Nashville Public Radio, and Ken Armstrong, ProPublica, October 8

 

Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly
Dan Goodgame, Editor in Chief
The Resurrection of Bass Reeves,” by Christian Wallace, July