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2017 Pulitzer Prizes


2017 Pulitzer Prizes

The 101st annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, have been announced.

The full list of the award winners and nominees, including those for journalism, drama and music, can be found on The Pulitzer Prize website:

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners in the categories of Letters and Drama are:

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)

BLOOD IN THE WATER: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon)

Biography or Autobiography
THE RETURN: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, by Hisham Matar (Random House)

OLIO by Tyehimba Jess (Wave Books)

General Nonfiction
EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond (Crown)