2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Awards ranging from journalism to drama to music

 
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Journalism

  • Public Service: The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.
  • Breaking News Reporting: Staff of The Seattle Times
  • Investigative Reporting: Eric Lipton of The New York Times; the staff of The Wall Street Journal.
  • Explanatory Reporting: Zachary R. Mider of Bloomberg News
  • Local Reporting: Rob Kuznia, Rebecca Kimitch, and Frank Curaci of the Daily Breeze, Torrance, Calif.
  • National Reporting: Carol D. Leonnig of The Washington Post
  • International Reporting: Staff of The New York Times
  • Feature Writing: Diana Marcum of the Los Angeles Times
  • Commentary: Lisa Falkenberg of Houston Chronicle
  • Criticism: Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times
  • Editorial Writing: Kathleen Kingsbury of The Boston Globe
  • Editorial Cartooning: Adam Zyglis of The Buffalo News
  • Breaking News Photography: Staff of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Feature Photography: Daniel Berehulak of The New York Times

Letters, Drama, and Music

  • Fiction:All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)
  • Drama: Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis
  • History: Encounters at the Heart of the World by Elizabeth A. Fenn (Hill and Wang)
  • Biography or Autobiography: The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer (Random House)
  • Poetry: Digest by Gregory Pardlo (Four Way Books)
  • General Nonfiction: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (Henry Holt)
  • Music: "Anthracite Fields" by Julia Wolfe (Red Poppy Music/G. Shirmer, Inc.)

Special Citations and Awards

  • No special citations or awards were given for this time period.
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