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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
Did you know?
Prior to 1979, only female names were used to name hurricanes. That year, the United States began alternating between male and female names for Atlantic hurricanes.