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Putlizer Prize winners 2018

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Putlizer Prize winners 2018

Putlizer Prize winners 2018

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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 of the categories, each winner receives a certificate and a U.S. $15,000 cash award (raised from $10,000 in 2017).

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Category Winners
Public Service The New York Times, for reporting led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, and The New Yorker, for reporting by Ronan Farrow
Breaking News Reporting Staff of The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Investigative Reporting Staff of The Washington Post
Explanatory Reporting Staffs of The Arizona Republic and USA Today Network
Local Reporting The Cincinnati Enquirer Staff
National Reporting Staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post
International Reporting Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato of Reuters
Feature Writing Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, freelance reporter, GQ
Commentary John Archibald of Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, Ala.
Criticism Jerry Saltz of New York magazine
Editorial Writing Andie Dominick of The Des Moines Register
Editorial Cartooning Jake Halpern, freelance writer, and Michael Sloan, freelance cartoonist, The New York Times
Breaking News Photography Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va.
Feature Photography Photography Staff of Reuters

Letters, Drama and Music:

Category Winners
Fiction Less, by Andrew Sean Greer (Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company)
Drama Cost of Living, by Martyna Majok
History The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, by Jack E. Davis (Liveright/W.W. Norton)
Biography Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser (Metropolitan Books)
Poetry Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016, by Frank Bidart (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
General Non-fiction Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, by James Forman Jr. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Music DAMN., by Kendrick Lamar