From the Pulitzer timeline: 1918
1918 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

His Family by Ernest Poole (Macmillan)
Why Marry? by Jesse Lynch Williams
A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 by James Ford Rhodes (Macmillan)
Biography or Autobiography
Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed by William Cabell Bruce (Putnam)
Love Songs by Sara Teasdale
This award was made possible by a special grant from The Poetry Society.

Special Citations

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Press Releases

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Public Service
The New York Times
For its public service in publishing in full so many official reports, documents and speeches by European statesmen relating to the progress and conduct of the war.
Harold A. Littledale of New York Evening Post
For series of articles exposing abuses in and leading to the reform of the New Jersey State prison.
Editorial Writing
Louisville Courier Journal
For the editorial article, "Vae Victis!" and the editorial, "War Has Its Compensation."
Newspaper History Award
Minna Lewinson and Henry Beetle Hough, students at the School of Journalism, Columbia University
For their history of the services rendered to the public by the American Press during the preceding year. (1918 was the only year in which this particular award was given.)