General Excellence, Service and Lifestyle

Honors publications covering fashion, food, travel and design as well as health, parenting, personal finance and active sports

Hanya Yanagihara, Editor in Chief April 22, August 19 and November 11

Thoughtful, literate, beautiful and surprising, T exposes readers to a range of interests, from the rise of ethical taxidermists and the geopolitics of food to the life of queer ballet dancers and the history of New York City. The judges who awarded the Ellie to T said it represents craft of the highest order, “reminding us why we fell in love with magazines to begin with.” T also won the National Magazine Award in this category last year. Julia Cosgrove, Vice President and Editor in Chief March/April, May/June and July/August

Employing sharp, experiential writing, thoughtful visuals and creative concepts, AFAR moves travel service and journalism forward in thoughtful and unexpected ways. Adam Rapoport, Editor in Chief March, April and September

With its gorgeous photography, clean graphics and bold yet fun voice, Bon Appétit’s passion for food is contagious. It teaches and inspires the home cook and the serious foodie. Elizabeth Graves, Editor in Chief April, October and November Jaspal Riyait, Design Director April Abbey Kuster-Prokell, Creative Director October and November

A brilliantly organized and always welcoming presentation of a life well lived, Martha Stewart Living celebrates moments both big and small—and offers ways to make them even more memorable. Anthony Licata, Group Editorial Director Stacy Adimando, Executive Editor Sean Johnston, Group Creative Director Volume 2, May 15; Volume 3, September 4; and Volume 4, November 6

Saveur does everything a best-in-class food magazine should do, pairing original recipes with smart, accessible service. But what Saveur truly excels at is telling enlightening stories through food.