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2010 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Awards ranging from journalism to fiction to music

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Journalism

  • Public Service: The Herald Courier
  • Breaking News Reporting: Staff of The Seattle Times
  • Investigative Reporting: Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman of Philadelphia Daily News
    Sheri Fink of ProPublica, in collaboration with The New York Times Magazine
  • Explanatory Reporting: Michael Moss and members of The New York Times Staff
  • Local Reporting: Raquel Rutledge of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • National Reporting: Matt Richtel and members of The New York Times Staff
  • International Reporting: Anthony Shadid of The Washington Post
  • Feature Writing: Gene Weingarten of The Washington Post
  • Commentary: Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post
  • Criticism: Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post
  • Editorial Writing: Tod Robberson, Colleen McCain Nelson and William McKenzie of The Dallas Morning News
  • Editorial Cartooning: Mark Fiore, self syndicated, appearing on SFGate.com
  • Breaking News Photography: Mary Chind of The Des Moines Register
  • Feature Photography: Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post

Letters, Drama, and Music

  • Fiction: Tinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)
  • Drama: Next to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
  • History: Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)
  • Biography: The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • Poetry: Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)
  • General Nonfiction: The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)
  • Music: Violin Concerto by Jennifer Higdon (Lawdon Press).

Special Citations and Awards

  • Hank Williams

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