Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced
Adam Johnson's 'The Orphan Master's Son' wins fiction award
By Monica Riese, 3:50PM, Mon. Apr. 15, 2013
There are few more sought-after prizes in the worlds of journalism, literature, and music than the Pulitzer Prize, now in its 97th year.
The full slate of winners was announced today, including four for The New York Times and a breaking news nod to the Denver Post for its reporting on the Aurora shooting last summer.
For more information on the awards, visit the official website.
Public Service: Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Breaking News Reporting: The Denver Post Staff
Investigative Reporting: David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times
Explanatory Reporting: The New York Times Staff
Local Reporting: Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson, and Glenn Howatt of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
National Reporting: Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan, and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, N.Y.
International Reporting: David Barboza of The New York Times
Feature Writing: John Branch of The New York Times
Commentary: Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal
Criticism: Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post
Editorial Writing: Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Editorial Cartooning: Steve Sack of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Breaking News Photography: Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra, and Muhammed Muheisen of the Associated Press
Feature Photography: Javier Manzano, freelance photographer, Agence France-Presse
Letters, Drama, and Music
Fiction: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Drama: Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
History: Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall (Random House)
Biography: The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss (Crown)
Poetry: Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds
General Nonfiction: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King (Harper)
Music: Partita for 8 Voices by Caroline Shaw (New Amsterdam Records)