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Pulitzer Prize 2021 Announced : Complete List of Winners

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The 105th class of Pulitzer Prize 2021 winners in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music were announced. The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher and is administered by Columbia University in New York City.

In twenty-two of the categories, each winner receives a certificate and a US $15,000 cash award (raised from $10,000 in 2017). The winner in the public service category is awarded a gold medal.

Pulitzer Prizes 2022

Here is the complete list of 2021 Pulitzer Prize winners: 

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Public service

The New York Times



Wesley Morris of The New York Times
3. Editorial writing Robert Greene of the Los Angeles Times
4. International Reporting Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
5. Breaking News Reporting Staff of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
6. Investigative Reporting Matt Rocheleau, Vernal Coleman, Laura Crimaldi, Evan Allen and Brendan McCarthy of The Boston Globe
7. Explanatory Reporting Andrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters
8. Local Reporting Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
9. National Reporting Staffs of The Marshall Project; AL.com, Birmingham; IndyStar, Indianapolis; and the Invisible Institute, Chicago
10. Feature Writing Mitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World
11. Commentary Michael Paul Williams of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch
12. Breaking News Photography Photography Staff of Associated Press
13. Feature Photography Emilio Morenatti of Associated Press
14. Audio Reporting Lisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio



Fiction The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich


Drama The Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall
17. History Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/Norton)


Biography or autobiography The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne


Poetry Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
20. General nonfiction Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino


Music Stride, by Tania León (Peermusic Classical)
22. Special Citation Darnella Frazier, The teenager who recorded the killing of George Floyd

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