| Share
 

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction



1918
His Family, Ernest Poole
1919
The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington
1921
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
1922
Alice Adams, Booth Tarkington
1923
One of Ours, Willa Cather
1924
The Able McLaughlins, Margaret Wilson
1925
So Big, Edna Ferber
1926
Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis
1927
Early Autumn, Louis Bromfield
1928
The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
1929
Scarlet Sister Mary, Julia Peterkin
1930
Laughing Boy, Oliver La Farge
1931
Years of Grace, Margaret Ayer Barnes
1932
The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
1933
The Store, T. S. Stribling
1934
Lamb in His Bosom, Caroline Miller
1935
Now in November, Josephine Winslow Johnson
1936
Honey in the Horn, Harold L. Davis
1937
Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
1938
The Late George Apley, John Phillips Marquand
1939
The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1940
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
1942
In This Our Life, Ellen Glasgow
1943
Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
1944
Journey in the Dark, Martin Flavin
1945
A Bell for Adano, John Hersey
1947
All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren
1948
Tales of the South Pacific, James A. Michener
1949
Guard of Honor, James Gould Cozzens
1950
The Way West, A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
1951
The Town, Conrad Richter
1952
The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
1953
The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
1955
A Fable, William Faulkner
1956
Andersonville, MacKinlay Kantor
1958
A Death in the Family, James Agee
1959
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Robert Lewis Taylor
1960
Advise and Consent, Allen Drury
1961
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
1962
The Edge of Sadness, Edwin O'Connor
1963
The Reivers, William Faulkner
1965
The Keepers of the House, Shirley Ann Grau
1966
Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, Katherine Anne Porter
1967
The Fixer, Bernard Malamud
1968
The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron
1969
House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday
1970
Collected Stories, Jean Stafford
1972
Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner
1973
The Optimist's Daughter, Eudora Welty
1975
The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
1976
Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow
1978
Elbow Room, James Alan McPherson
1979
The Stories of John Cheever, John Cheever
1980
The Executioner's Song, Norman Mailer
1981
A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
1982
Rabbit Is Rich, John Updike
1983
The Color Purple, Alice Walker
1984
Ironweed, William Kennedy
1985
Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie
1986
Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
1987
A Summons to Memphis, Peter Taylor
1988
Beloved, Toni Morrison
1989
Breathing Lessons, Anne Tyler
1990
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Oscar Hijuelos
1991
Rabbit at Rest, John Updike
1992
A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley
1993
A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain, Robert Olen Butler
1994
The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx
1995
The Stone Diaries, Carol Shields
1996
Independence Day, Richard Ford
1997
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer, Steven Millhauser
1998
American Pastoral, Philip Roth
1999
The Hours, Michael Cunningham
2000
Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
2001
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
2002
Empire Falls, Richard Russo
2003
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
2004
The Known World, Edward P. Jones
2005
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
2006
March, Geraldine Brooks
2007
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
1. Before 1948, award was for novels only.

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Pulitzer Prizes in Letters Pulitzer Prize for History of United States

More on Pulitzer Prize for Fiction from Infoplease:

  • Eudora Welty - Biography of Eudora Welty, Author of Delta Wedding
  • John Steinbeck - Biography of John Steinbeck, Author of The Grapes of Wrath
  • This Day in History: May 3 - May 3 Yesterday Tomorrow 1937 Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for Gone With the ...
  • Top News Stories from 1918 - News stories covering international, U.S., science, financial, entertainment & sports events from 1918. Includes basic U.S., world & economic statistics and links to detailed statistical data
  • Philip Roth - Biography of Philip Roth, The author of Portnoy's Complaint

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring