The Pulitzer Prize Award is an annual award which celebrates achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. I’ts presented by Columbia University, and was founded in 1917.
It is one of the post respected and honorable award in literature. Here is a list of the fiction (and Arts & Letters) winners:
- The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
- The Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
- The Pulitzer Prize for History: Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
- The Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography or Biography: The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
- The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Olio by Tyehimba Jess
- The Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Sweat by Lynn Nottage
- The Pulitzer Prize for Music: Angel’s Bone by Du Yun
There are another 14 categories in Journalism, and 21 categories in total. To view the details of the winners, go to their site here.