2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Awards ranging from journalism to fiction to music

 
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Journalism

  • Public Service: Los Angeles Times
  • Breaking News Reporting: No award
  • Investigative Reporting: Paige St. John of Sarasota Herald-Tribune
  • Explanatory Reporting: Mark Johnson, Kathleen Gallagher, Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar, and Alison Sherwood of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Local Reporting: Frank Main, Mark Konkol, and John J. Kim of Chicago Sun-Times
  • National Reporting: Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein of ProPublica
  • International Reporting: Clifford J. Levy and Ellen Barry of The New York Times
  • Feature Writing: Amy Ellis Nutt of The Star-Ledger
  • Commentary: David Leonhardt of The New York Times
  • Criticism: Sebastian Smee of The Boston Globe
  • Editorial Writing: Joseph Rago of The Wall Street Journal
  • Editorial Cartooning: Mike Keefe of The Denver Post
  • Breaking News Photography: Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn, and Ricky Carioti of The Washington Post
  • Feature Photography: Barbara Davidson of Los Angeles Times

Letters, Drama, and Music

  • Fiction: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • Drama: Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris
  • History: The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Biography: Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)
  • Poetry: The Best of It: New and Selected Poems by Kay Ryan (Grove/Atlantic)
  • General Nonfiction: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)
  • Music: Madame White Snake by Zhou Long (Oxford University Press)

Special Citations and Awards

  • There are no special citations for this time period.

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