Full list: 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners

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The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners. Click here to read the Pulitzer citations for each winner’s work.


Public service – Staff of the South Florida Sun Sentinel

Breaking news reporting – Staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Investigative reporting – Matt Hamilton, Harriet Ryan and Paul Pringle of the Los Angeles Times

Explanatory reporting – David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner of The New York Times

Local reporting – Staff of the Advocate

National reporting – Staff of the Wall Street Journal

International reporting – Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry and Nariman El-Mofty of The Associated Press, and the staff of Reuters

Feature writing – Hannah Dreier of ProPublica

Commentary – Tony Messenger of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Criticism – Carlos Lozada of The Washington Post

Editorial writing – Brent Staples of The New York Times

Editorial cartooning – Darrin Bell, a freelancer cartoonist

Breaking news photography – Photography staff of Reuters

Feature photography – Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post

Special citation – Staff of the Capital Gazette, Annapolis, Md.

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Fiction – “The Overstory” by Richard Powers

Drama – “Fairview” by Jackie Sibblies Drury

History – “Frederick Douglass” by David W. Blight

Biography or autobiography – “The New Negro” by Jeffrey C. Stewart

Poetry – “Be With” by Forrest Gander

General nonfiction – “Amity and Prosperity” by Eliza Griswold

Music – “p r i s m” by Ellen Reid

Special citation – Aretha Franklin

Source: Mercury news
Full list: 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners