Pulitzer Prize 2017 winners include ‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘Evicted’

Big winners in the Letters and Drama segment included Colson Whitehead’s much-lauded   novel   The Underground Railroad   for Fiction and Matthew Desmond’s   Evicted for Non-Fiction. Jason Wambsgans, The Chicago Tribune
Letters and Drama
Fiction:   The Underground Railroad   by Colson Whitehead
Drama:   Sweat   Lynn Nottage
History:   Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising in 1971 and Its Legacy by   Heather Ann Thompson  
Biography or Autobiography:   The Return   Hisham Matar
Poetry: Olio by Tyehimba Jess
General Non-Fiction:   Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City   by Matthew Desmond
Music:   Angel’s Bone by   Du Yun

Show Full Article Last year’s notable winners included Lin-Manuel Miranda’s   Hamilton for Drama   and Viet Thanh Nguyen’s   The Sympathizerfor Fiction. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post
International Reporting: The New York Times
Feature Writing: C.J. Chivers, The New York Times
Commentary: Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal
Criticism: Hilton Als, The New Yorker
Editorial Writing: Art Cullen, The Storm Lake Times
Editorial Cartooning: Jim Morin, The Miami Herald
Breaking News Photography: Daniel Berehulak
Feature Photography: E. This year’s Pulitzer Prize winners for excellence in literature, journalism, music, and photography were announced Monday via a live-stream on YouTube. Journalism
Public Service: The New York Daily News and ProPublica
Breaking News Reporting: The East Bay Times
Investigative Reporting: Eric Eyre of The Charleston Gazette Mail
Explanatory Reporting: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy, The Miami Herald
Local Reporting: The Salt Lake Tribune
National Reporting: David A. Check out the full list of winners below, and watch the announcement video, above.