Here Are This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Winners

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Here Are This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize Board announced the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners today, and we have the full list of winning names and publications right here for you.

Among the journalistic standouts are the East Bay Times from Oakland, Calif., who won for their “relentless” reporting and in-depth coverage after the “Ghost Ship” fire, and David A. Fahrenthold of The Washington Post, who won for creating a “model of transparent journalism” during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Below is the full list of categories and recipients for this year’s awards. For more info about each winner and their works, along with the list of runners-up, visit the Pulitzer website here. You can watch the archived award announcement live stream from earlier this afternoon below.


Public Service – New York Daily News and ProPublica

Breaking News Reporting – Staff of East Bay Times (Oakland, Calif.)

Investigative Reporting – Eric Eyre of Charleston Gazette-Mail (W.Va.)

Explanatory Reporting – International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and Miami Herald

Local Reporting – The Salt Lake Tribune Staff

National Reporting – David A. Fahrenthold of The Washington Post

International Reporting – The New York Times staff

Feature Writing – C.J. Chivers of The New York Times

Commentary – Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal

Criticism – Hilton Als of The New Yorker

Editorial Writing – Art Cullen of The Storm Lake Times (Storm Lake, Iowa)

Editorial Cartooning – Jim Morin of Miami Herald

Breaking News Photography – Daniel Berehulak, freelance photographer

Feature Photography – E. Jason Wambsgans of Chicago Tribune

Letters, Drama & Music:

Fiction – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Drama – Sweat by Lynn Nottage

History – Blood in the Water – The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson

Biography or Autobiography – The Return: Fathers, Sons and Land in Between by Hisham Matar

Poetry – Olio by Tyehimba Jess

General Nonfiction – Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Music – Angel’s Bone by Du Yun