2013 Winners
and Finalists


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Random House)
Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall (Random House)
Biography or Autobiography
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss (Crown)
Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds (Alfred A. Knopf)
General Nonfiction
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys by Gilbert King (Harper)
Partita for 8 Voices by Caroline Shaw (New Amsterdam Records)

Special Citations

There are no special citations for this time period.

Pulitzer Prize Board

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Press Releases


Public Service
Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Denver Post
Investigative Reporting
David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times
Explanatory Reporting
Staff of The New York Times
Local Reporting
Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt of Star Tribune, Minneapolis
National Reporting
Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, NY
International Reporting
David Barboza of The New York Times
Feature Writing
John Branch of The New York Times
Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal
Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post
Editorial Writing
Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of Tampa Bay Times
Editorial Cartooning
Steve Sack of Star Tribune, Minneapolis
Breaking News Photography
Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen of Associated Press
Feature Photography
Javier Manzano, free-lance photographer