- The Overstory, by Richard Powers (W.W.
- Less, by Andrew Sean Greer (Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company)
- The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)
- The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Press)
- All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)
- The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)
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The Pulitzer Prize (/ ˈ p ʊ l ɪ t s ər /) is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher and is administered by Columbia University.
Jan 16, 2020 · Pulitzer bequeathed $2 million to fund a school of journalism at Columbia University and yearly prizes for literature along with journalism, music and drama. ADDucation’s Pulitzer prize winners for literature list shows the Pulitzer winner for each year, the author and title of their book. ADDucation Tips: Click columnYearTitleAuthor2020The 2020 Pulitzer prize winner will be announced in April 2020.Finalists are not announced.2019The Overstory.Richard Powers2018LessAndrew Sean Greer2017The Underground RailroadColson Whitehead
The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music. It recognizes distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, published during the preceding calendar year.
Pulitzer Prize Winners. The Pulitzer Prize honors achievement in American literature, journalism, or music since 1917. We feature Pulitzer winning authors whose novel, poetry, drama, or biography is featured in American Literature's collection. (Multiple award winners are noted in parentheses.)
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Pulitzer Prize, any of a series of annual prizes awarded by Columbia University, New York City, for outstanding public service and achievement in American journalism, letters, and music. The prizes are highly esteemed and have been awarded each May since 1917.
- To Kill a Mockingbird (1961) Harper Lee.
- The Color Purple (1983) Alice Walker.
- The Old Man and the Sea (1953) Ernest Hemingway.
- The Road (2007) Cormac McCarthy.
In his will Pulitzer bestowed an endowment on Columbia of $2,000,000 for the establishment of a School of Journalism, one-fourth of which was to be "applied to prizes or scholarships for the encouragement of public service, public morals, American literature, and the advancement of education."
Apr 16, 2018 · Today at 3PM (EST) from Columbia University in New York City, the winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction will be announced. As well as a check for a cool $15,000 dollars, the victor (if there is to be one; see 2012) will gain entry to a very exclusive club—a club which includes the likes of John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Harper Lee, and Toni Morrison.
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Apr 17, 2017 · The Pulitzer Prize is a prestigious prize that honors achievement in fields of American literature, journalism, and musical composition. The award was established by Joseph Pulitzer in his will and was first awarded in 1917, six years after his death.