Pulitzers 2011

The Pulitzer Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in American writing – mostly for journalism, but also for fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry, and music. Founded by an endowment in newspaper Joseph Pulitzer’s will, the prize is administered by Columbia University. Past Pulitzer Prize winners include JFK, Tennessee Williams, Ernest Hemingway, Toni Morrison, and many others. Here’s a list of this year’s finalists and winners:

FICTION:

Winner

Finalists

HISTORY:

Winner

Finalists

  • Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South by Stephanie McCurry
  • Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston by Michael Rawson

BIOGRAPHY:

Winner

Finalists

POETRY:

Winner

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GENERAL NONFICTION:

Winner

Finalists

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