Pulitzer Prizes

Pulitzer Prizes are awarded in several categories to recognize outstanding writing.  For more information, visit the Pulitzer Prizes website.

2018 Winners


Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser | 2018 Biography
Less by Andrew Sean Greer | 2018 Fiction
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E Davis | 2018 History
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr | 2018 Nonfiction
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart | 2018 Poetry

Past Winners


The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar | 2017 Biography
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead | 2017 Fiction
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson | 2017 History
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond | 2017 Nonfiction
Olio by Tyehimba Jess | 2017 Poetry

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan | 2016 Biography
The Sympathizer by Viet Thank Nguyen | 2016 Fiction
Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by TJ Stiles | 2016 History
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick | 2016 Nonfiction
Ozone Journal by Peter Balakian | 2016 Poetry
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