The 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Criticism

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For distinguished criticism, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post for her refreshingly imaginative approach to dance criticism, illuminating a range of issues and topics with provocative comments and original insights.

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Sarah Kaufman


Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, presents the 2010 Criticism prize to Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Michael Feingold of The Village Voice, a New York City weekly, for his engaging, authoritative drama reviews that fuse passion and knowledge as he helps readers understand what makes a play or a performance successful; and A.O. Scott of The New York Times for his incisive film reviews that, with aplomb, embrace a wide spectrum of movies and often explore their connection to larger issues in society or the arts.