The Winners of The 2021 Pulitzer Prize

This past Friday, the winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize were announced via a virtual ceremony. Here is a list of winners and finalist in the books category.

Literary Fiction Memoirs & Biographies Non-Fiction Poetry & Drama Publishing

This past Friday, the winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize were announced via a virtual ceremony. This year, many books about underrepresented people were honored during the ceremony. Here is a list of winners and finalist in the books category:

 

Fiction

Winner 

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The Night Watchman, by Louise Erdrich (Harper)

Finalists

A Registry of My Passage Upon the Earth, by Daniel Mason (Little, Brown and Company)
Telephone, by Percival Everett (Graywolf Press)

History

Winner

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Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/Norton)

Finalists

Biography

Winner 

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The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X, by the late Les Payne and Tamara Payne (Liveright/Norton)

Finalists

Poetry 

Winner 

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Postcolonial Love Poem, by Natalie Diaz (Graywolf Press)

Finalists

A Treatise on Stars, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge (New Directions)
In the Lateness of the World, by Carolyn Forché (Penguin Press)

General Nonfiction

Winner 

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Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy, by David Zucchino (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Finalists

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, by Cathy Park Hong (One World/Random House)
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