1999 Winners
and Finalists

Winners

Letters, Drama, and Music

Fiction
The Hours by Michael Cunningham (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Drama
Wit by Margaret Edson
History
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace (Oxford University Press)
Biography or Autobiography
Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg (G.P. Putnam's Sons)
Poetry
Blizzard of One by Mark Strand (Alfred A. Knopf)
General Nonfiction
Annals of the Former World by John McPhee (Farrar)
Music
Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion by Melinda Wagner

Special Citations

Pulitzer Prize Board

Members
The board overseeing the prizes

Press Releases

No press releases are currently recorded for this year.

Journalism

Public Service
The Washington Post
Breaking News Reporting
Staff of Hartford (CT) Courant
Investigative Reporting
Staff of The Miami Herald
Explanatory Reporting
Richard Read of The Oregonian, Portland
Beat Reporting
Chuck Philips and Michael A. Hiltzik of Los Angeles Times
National Reporting
The New York Times Staff, and notably Jeff Gerth
International Reporting
Staff of The Wall Street Journal
Feature Writing
Angelo B. Henderson of The Wall Street Journal
Commentary
Maureen Dowd of The New York Times
Criticism
Blair Kamin of Chicago Tribune
Editorial Writing
Editorial Board of Daily News, New York, NY
Editorial Cartooning
David Horsey of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Spot News Photography
Photo Staff of Associated Press
Feature Photography
Photo Staff of Associated Press

Finalists