Granta, in a word, is respectable. I think it's what the smart people read. Some people are impressed when they hear you’re reading the New Yorker. Neuvo intelli-hipsters have staken claim to McSweeney’s. And somewhere in the middle are those that follow the simple, yet deep, thoughts and stories of usually acclaimed contemporary writers.
NOTE: They do NOT publish: “Travel writing without a story. Then we went to X and a funny thing happened, then we went to Y and another funny thing happened, etc. There should be a narrative focus, a point, a reason for you to tell us the story. ”
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No, we would never write something like that. This and then that? Never. Lots of reason. Lots of story. Yes.