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Pulitzer Prize


'Literally the best Indian kids can hope for': Desi Tweeple relate to Pulitzer-winning journalist's father reaction

June 13, 2021 1:57 pm

Megha Rajagopalan is among two Indian-origin journalists who won the US' top journalism award on Friday. Tampa Bay Times' Neil Bedi won for local reporting.

Alison Lurie, prize winning novelist, dead at 94

December 04, 2020 11:46 am

In her fiction, Lurie drew openly from her own life.

Colson Whitehead wins the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

July 14, 2020 12:41 pm

This makes Colson Whitehead the youngest recipient of the honour. Previous winners include Toni Morrison, Denis Johnson among others

It's like living in a zoo, confined to your cage: Pulitzer-winning poet Jericho Brown on lockdown

May 17, 2020 9:41 am

The first Black gay poet to win Pulitzer on being a poet in the time of the pandemic and making room for tenderness, alongside violence, while writing about race, sexuality and faith.

‘Had no idea would win, was watching awards as office asked me to’: Pulitzer winner Channi Anand

May 05, 2020 8:42 pm

Meet Channi Anand, one of the three photographers from South Asia to win the Pulitzer Prize this year.

Pulitzer Prize 2020: Colson Whitehead wins for fiction for the second time

May 05, 2020 1:27 pm

American novelist Colson Whitehead won the Pulitzer Prize of fiction for his book, The Nickel Boys. Whitehead won the honour for the second time. He had previously won for Underground Railroad in 2017.

Pulitzer Prize 2020 postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

April 08, 2020 3:59 pm

Founded in 1917, The Pulitzer Prize recognises excellence in various fields such as newspaper, online journalism, music, magazine literature in the United States. There are 21 categories and each receives a certificate along with US$15,000 as a cash award.

Pulitzer-winning Indian journalist held in Sri Lanka, released on bail

May 04, 2019 12:40 am

Confirming his release, Siddiqui uploaded posts through his Facebook and Twitter accounts, saying, “Folks, I am now out and fine. Thanks for your wishes.”

Pulitzer Prize 2019: Forrest Gander wins for poetry, Richard Powers for fiction

April 16, 2019 4:52 pm

Richard Powers’ unusual novel The Overstory, that shows a world through the perspective of trees, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

Jailed Reuters reporters, US border photographers win Pulitzer Prizes

April 16, 2019 3:14 pm

Two young Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, both Myanmar citizens, found a mass grave filled with bones sticking out of the ground. They went on to gather testimony from perpetrators, witnesses and families of victims.