From the Pulitzer timeline: 1927
1927 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield (Stokes)
In Abraham's Bosom by Paul Green
Pinckney's Treaty by Samuel Flagg Bemis (Johns Hopkins)
Biography or Autobiography
Whitman by Emory Holloway (Knopf)
Fiddler's Farewell by Leonora Speyer (Knopf)

Special Citations

There are no special citations for this time period.

Pulitzer Prize Board

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Press Releases

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Public Service
Canton (Ohio) Daily News
For its brave, patriotic and effective fight for the ending of a vicious state of affairs brought about by collusion between city authorities and the criminal element, a fight which had a tragic result in the assassination of the editor of the paper, Mr. Don R. Mellett.
John T. Rogers of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For the inquiry leading to the impeachment of Judge George W. English of the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Illinois.
Editorial Writing
F. Lauriston Bullard of Boston Herald
For the editorial entitled, "We Submit."
Editorial Cartooning
Nelson Harding of Brooklyn Daily Eagle
For "May His Shadow Never Grow Less."