The 2014 Pulitzer Prize Award Winners

The Pulitzer Prize has been awarded to honor excellence in Journalism and the arts since 1917. The Pulitzer Prize was created by publisher Joseph Pulitzer to award achievements in newspaper, online journalism (added later), literature, and musical composition. There are now 21 categories.

The complete list of winners:

Journalism

PUBLIC SERVICE
Two Prizes: The Guardian US and The Washington Post

BREAKING NEWS REPORTING
The Boston Globe Staff

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.

EXPLANATORY REPORTING
Eli Saslow of The Washington Post

LOCAL REPORTING
Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times

NATIONAL REPORTING
David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING
Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters

FEATURE WRITING
No Award

COMMENTARY
Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press

CRITICISM
Inga Saffron of The Philadelphia Inquirer

EDITORIAL WRITING
The Editorial Staff of The Oregonian, Portland

EDITORIAL CARTOONING
Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
Tyler Hicks of The New York Times

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Josh Haner of The New York Times

Books, Drama and Music

FICTION
“The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)

DRAMA
“The Flick” by Annie Baker

HISTORY
“The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton)

BIOGRAPHY
“Margaret Fuller: A New American Life” by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

POETRY
“3 Sections” by Vijay Seshadri (Graywolf Press)

GENERAL NONFICTION
“Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation” by Dan Fagin (Bantam Books)

MUSIC
“Become Ocean” by John Luther Adams (Taiga Press/Theodore Front Musical Literature)

 

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