From the Pulitzer timeline: 1938
1938 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Late George Apley by John Phillips Marquand (Little)
Our Town by Thornton Wilder
The Road to Reunion, 1865-1900 by Paul Herman Buck (Little)
Biography or Autobiography
Andrew Jackson, 2 vols. by Marquis James (Bobbs)

Pedlar's Progress by Odell Shepard (Little)
Cold Morning Sky by Marya Zaturenska (Macmillan)

Special Citations

Special Awards and Citations - Journalism
Edmonton Journal, Alberta
A special bronze plaque for its editorial leadership in defense of the freedom of the press in the province of Alberta, Canada.

Pulitzer Prize Board

The board overseeing the prizes

Press Releases

No press releases are currently recorded for this year.


Public Service
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
For its news reports and editorials entitled, "Self Help in the Dust Bowl."
Raymond Sprigle of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
For his series of articles, supported by photostats of the essential documents, exposing the one-time membership of Mr. Justice Hugo L. Black in the Ku Klux Klan.
Arthur Krock of The New York Times
For his exclusive authorized interview with the President of the United States on February 27, 1937.
Editorial Writing
William Wesley Waymack of Register and Tribune, Des Moines, IA
For his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
Editorial Cartooning
Vaughn Shoemaker of Chicago Daily News
For "The Road Back."