In the news

Pulitzer Prize winners in the news

Georgia on
his mind:
Stephen Vincent Benet

-- by Lee Ann Caldwell
(augustamagazine.com/March 30, 2015)



Tennessee Williams
& New Orleans,
the city that
was his muse

-- by Bio staff
(biography.com/March 26, 2015)


Adam Johnson on
writing: 'Can you
captivate someone?'

-- by Paul Hyde
(greenvilleonline.com/March 25, 2015)



Siddhartha Mukherjee
wants people
to think differently
about cancer.
Here's how.

-- by Adam Bluestein
(fastcocreate.com/March 19, 2015)

New York Times
editor Dean Baquet
on his views of
New Orleans, journalism's
past, present, future

-- by Jeff Adelson
(theneworleansadvocate.org/March 18, 2015)

Claude Sitton,
'Dean of the Race Beat,'
dies at 89

-- by Karen Grigsby Bates
(npr.org/March 11, 2015)



Women you’ve probably
never heard of –
Pulitzer winner
Susan Glaspell

(scholarsandrogues.com/March 8, 2015)



Flashback:
Raising the flag
at Iwo Jima

(nbcnews.com/February 20, 2015)




FACES & PLACES/DAY 9:
Calhoun's Peterkin
won Pulitzer Prize
in 1929

-- by Staff
(thetandd.com/February 16, 2015)


Detroiter Philip Levine,
working-class poet,
dies at 87

-- by Mark Stryker
(freep.com/February 16, 2015)



Friends dismiss
doubts about
Harper Lee's lawyer

-- by The Associated Press
(newsday.com/February 8, 2015)



Novelist Anne Tyler
dispels rumors
regarding her retirement

-- by Ellen Gamerman
(wsj.com/February 5, 2015)



Sundance shares
story of L.A.’s
culinary golden boy

-- by Kathy Stephenson
(sltrib.com/January 27, 2015)



The 21st Century’s
12 greatest novels

-- by Jane Ciabattari
(bbc.com/January 19, 2015)




Tony & Pulitzer-winning
playwright August Wilson
to be featured on THIRTEEN's
American Masters, 2/20

-- by TV News Desk
(broadwayworld.com/January 13, 2015)


Al Delugach,
Pulitzer-winning
investigative journalist,
dies at 89

-- by James Rainey
(latimes.com.com/January 6, 2015)


Local cartoonist
reacts to Paris
newspaper shooting

-- by David Henry
(6abc.com/January 8, 2015)



Pulitzer Prize-winning
Professor Emeritus
Carl N. Degler
dies at 93

-- by Katherine Carr
(stanforddaily.com/January 7, 2015)


Looking ahead
to warmer days
with William Inge

-- by Sanda Moore Coleman
(kmuw.org/January 5, 2015)



Bibliophiles:
Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Megan Marshall

-- by Amy Sutherland
(bostonglobe.com/January 3, 2015)



Steve Breen:
A treasure in
San Diego's backyard

-- interview by Jim Patton
(sandiego6.com/December 31, 2014)



Why the backlash
against Donna Tartt's
'The Goldfinch' was
so extreme

-- by Douglas Perry
(oregonlive.com/December 31, 2014)


Carleton Mabee,
Pulitzer-winning biographer
of Samuel Morse,
dies at 99

-- by Adam Bernstein
(washingtonpost.com/December 22, 2014)


Ruben Vives,
from undocumented life
to the Pulitzer Prize

-- by NPR staff
(npr.org/December 13, 2014)



Michel du Cille,
Post photojournalist
who won Pulitzer three times,
dies at 58

-- by Matt Schudel
(washingtonpost.com/December 11, 2014)


Vijay Seshadri
struggles with
watching football

-- by Liz Robbins
(nytimes.com/December 5, 2014)



Claudia Emerson,
Pulitzer-winning poet,
dies at 57

-- by Zachary Reid
(timesdispatch.com/December 4, 2014)



Photo flash:
sneak peek at
the Cuban cast
of RENT!

(broadwayworld.com/November 30, 2014)



The art of revision:
great authors revisit
famous works

-- audio interview by Jane Clayson
(onpoint.wbur.org/December 1, 2014)



Mark Strand, 80, dies;
Pulitzer-winning
poet laureate

-- by William Grimes
(nytimes.com/November 29, 2014)



Richard Eder dies at 82;
won a Pulitzer as
L.A. Times book reviewer

-- by David Colker
(latimes.com/November 22, 2014)



The story behind
The NYT’s feature
photography Pulitzer win

-- by Benjamin Mullin
(poynter.org/November 13, 2014)



This poet's take
on 'The Good Life'
makes me smile
every time I read it

-- by Jenna Godreau
(businessinsider.com/November 5, 2014)


Former state poet
Galway Kinnell dies

-- by Brent Hallenbeck
(burlingtonfreepress.com/October 29, 2014)




40 years later,
‘Power Broker’
still relevant

-- by Hillel Italie
(ocala.com.com/October 24, 2014)



Woman pictured in
iconic Vietnam-era
war photo shares
her insights in Pasadena

-- by Brian Day
(pasadenastarnews.com/October 23, 2014)


Hysteria or proper
precaution — a conversation
with Michel du Cille

-- by Kenneth Irby
(poynter.org/October 22, 2014)



Pulitzer-winning women:
This is what happens
when you win
journalism's top prize

-- by Hilary Burns
(bizjournals.com/October 21, 2014)


Ben Bradlee,
legendary Washington Post editor,
dies at 93

-- by Robert G. Kaiser
(washingtonpost.com/October 21, 2014)



Mystery: The Detroit News'
1982 Pulitzer medallion
is missing

-- by Allan Lengel
(deadlinedetroit.com/October 16, 2014)



Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
Carolyn Kizer
is dead at 89

-- by David L. Ulin
(latimes.com/October 11, 2014)



Remembering Selma's
forgotten Pulitzer winner

-- by Alvin Benn
(montgomeryadvertiser.com/October 7, 2014)




Pulitzer Prize winner
Dan Fagin and the
story of 'Toms River'

-- Dan Fagin interviewed by Bob Kustra
(boisestatepublicradio.org/September 26, 2014)



Immigrant kids
take risks
to flee violence

-- Sonia Nazario interviewed by Lomi Kriel
(houstonchronicle.com/September 27, 2014)



First listen:
John Luther Adams,
'Become Ocean'

-- by Anastasia Tsioulcas
(npr.org/September 21, 2014)



Eddie Adams:
10 years on,
and war will never
be the same

-- by Donald R. Winslow
(nytimes.com/September 18, 2014)


Tony Auth, 72,
Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist,
died Sunday

-- by Bonnie L. Cook
(philly.com/September 14, 2014)



Line by line,
e-books turn
poet-friendly

-- by Alexandra Alter
(nytimes.com/September 15, 2014)



16 Pulitzer Prize-winning
photos that shocked
the world

-- by Christian Storm
(businessinsider.com.au/August 21, 2014)



Pulitzer Prize winners
ask Obama administration
not to jail reporter

-- by Steven Nelson
(usnews.com/August 11, 2014)



Prize-winning poet
still at work
at age 86

-- by Hillel Italie, AP national writer
(seattlepi.com/August 6, 2014)



Ayad Akhtar:
On Muslim identity,
and life in America

-- by Steven Levingston
(washingtonpost.com/July 19, 2014)



A game as
literary tutorial

-- by Ethan Gilsdorf
(nytimes.com/July 13, 2014)




Acclaimed author
Jennifer Egan says
her books help her
lead a 'double life'

-- by Adam Wernick
(pri.org/July 14, 2014)


About Utah:
It was never
about him

-- by Lee Benson
(deseretnews.com/July 13, 2014)



Pulitzer Prize winner
talks politics, journalism,
and career advice

-- by James Flynn
(thevarsity.ca/June 25, 2014)



A father's gift: How
Pulitzer-winning cartoonist
Steve Breen bonded with his boys
over 'Unicorn Executions'
*(and other crazy stuff)

-- by Michael Cavna
(washingtonpost.com/June 12, 2014)


Charles Wright
named America’s
Poet Laureate

-- by Jennifer Schuessler
(nytimes.com/June 12, 2014)



Pulitzer-winning poet
Vijay Seshadri
fuses the fantastic
with the everyday

-- by Frank Carlson
(pbs.org/June 13, 2014)


New Kensington Camera Club
celebrates life, work
of Eddie Adams
with photo exhibit

-- by Jodi Weigand
(triblive.com/June 8, 2014)


A composer’s other book:
With composer’s mind-set,
John Luther Adams
obsesses over baseball

-- by Michael Cooper
(nytimes.com/May 26, 2014)


Drescher: Raleigh’s Vermont Royster,
former Wall Street Journal editor,
wrote in a reasoned, respectful tone

-- by John Drescher
(newsobserver.com/May 23, 2014)




Capital graduate wins
Pulitzer Prize

(edinburghnews.scotsman.com/May 12, 2014)





Megan Marshall’s biography
of Margaret Fuller
won the Pulitzer

-- by Bella English
(bostonglobe.com/May 6, 2014)



A composer attuned
to the earth’s
swirling motion

-- by Corinna de Fonesca-Wollheim
(nytimes.com/May 5, 2014)



Indian poets lag
behind fiction writers,
says Pulitzer winner
Vijay Seshadri

-- by Subuhi Parvez
(hindustantimes.com/April 29, 2014)


Tyler Hicks tells
the story behind
his Pulitzer-winning
Nairobi mall photos

-- interview by Terry Gross
(npr.org/April 24, 2014)


Nonfiction Pulitzer winner
Dan Fagin on
crusading science and
embracing uncertainty

-- by Tyghe Trimble
(mensjournal.com/April 22, 2014)


How the Detroit Free Press
won a Pulitzer
for commentary

-- by Anna Clark
(cjr.org/April 18, 2014)



Reuters journalist
Jason Szep
celebrates Pulitzer
Prize win

-- by Jillian Kitchener
(reuters.com/April 14, 2014)


Amherst is ground zero
for the 2014
Pulitzer Prize in Drama

-- by Steve Pfarrer
(gazettenet.com/April 17, 2014)



OPINION: Pulitzer winner
says Boston survivor
who lost both his legs
amazing person

-- by Lyudmila Chernova
(rai.ru/April 16, 2014)


U alumnus
wins Pulitzer

-- by Anne Millerbernd
and Meghan Holden
(mndaily.com/April 15, 2014)



Pulitzer winner
dug beyond politics
to explore impact of
food stamps on
American families

-- interview by Gwen Ifill/PBS Newshour
(netnebraska.com/April 15, 2014)

Pulitzer-winning play
'The Flick' to
reopen in New York

-- by Patrick Healy
(nytimes.com/April 14, 2014)



Megan Marshall
wins Pulitzer Prize

-- by Dan O'Brien
(emerson.edu/April 14, 2014)




Author of 'Toms River'
wins Pulitzer

-- by Russ Zimmer
(app.com/April 14, 2014)




A Q&A with
Pulitzer Prize-Winning poet
Vijay Seshadri

-- by Annalisa Quinn
(npr.org/April 15, 2014)



Composer John Luther Adams,
former longtime Alaskan,
wins Pulitzer Prize

-- by Mike Dunham
(adn.com/April 14, 2014)



Donna Tartt
'surprised' by
Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

-- by Bob Minzesheimer
(usatoday.com/April 15, 2014)



Washington Post wins
Pulitzer Prize for
NSA spying revelations;
Guardian also honored

-- by Paul Farhi
(washingtonpost.com/April 14, 2014)


The Oregonian wins
for editorial writing;
finalist for
explanatory reporting

-- by Yuxing Zheng
(oregonlive.com/April 14, 2014)


California professor
repeats history
with Pulitzer

-- by Associated Press
(washingtonpost.com/April 14, 2014)



Observer cartoonist
Kevin Siers
wins Pulitzer Prize

-- by Mark Washburn
(charlotteobserver.com/April 14, 2014)



Free Press' Stephen Henderson
wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize
for commentary

-- by JC Reindl
(freep.com/April 14, 2014)



Inquirer's Inga Saffron
wins Pulitzer

-- by Robert Moran
(philly.com/April 15, 2014)




Globe wins Pulitzer
for breaking news coverage
of Boston Marathon bombings

-- by Martin Finucane
(bostonglobe.com/April 14, 2014)



Center wins first
Pulitzer Prize

(publicintegrity.org/April 14, 2014)





Tampa Bay Times
wins Pulitzer for
Hillsborough Homeless
Recovery investigation

-- by Peter Jamison
(tampabay.com/April 14, 2014)




Images of
heart-wrenching pain
part of Pulitzer exhibit

-- by Patrick Farrell
(miamiherald.com/February 15, 2014)



Alice Walker
thinking about
her legacy

-- by Hillel Italie/AP
(rep-am.com/February 11, 2014)



Pulitzer-Prize winning
photojournalist Carol Guzy
reflects on her
illustrious career

-- by Rehman Tungekar and Jim Flink
(kbia.org/January 16, 2014)