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This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Awards Go To…

Every year, the most coveted award in America, the Pulitzer Prize, is given to the country’s strongest journalists, authors, and musicians. This year, the Pulitzer’s 101st ceremony, was one to remember. Numerous reporters, journalists, writers, and artists were finalists- and a handful won! Here are the winners of the Letters, Drama & Music section:

Fiction

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead  

 Courtesy of The Huffington Post 

Poetry

Olio by Tyehimba Jess 

 Courtesy of Boldaslove

History

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 by Heather Ann Thompson

Courtesy of http://bit.ly/2p2NG6L

Biography/Autobiography 

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar 

Courtesy of http://bit.ly/2opuhvq

Nonfiction 

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 

Courtesy of Rainy Day Books 

Drama

Sweat by Lynn Nottage 

Courtesy of Playbill

 

 

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