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The 2024 Pulitzer Prize announcement

Columbia University has announced the 2023 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

The 2024 Pulitzer Prize announcement
Illustrated Reporting and Commentary winner Medar de la Cruz is a contributor to The New Yorker.

For more information on this year’s Prize winners and finalists in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music, click here to find biographical information and read winning & nominated work in Journalism.

The 2024 Pulitzer Prize winners are as follows:


Public Service

ProPublica, for the work of Joshua Kaplan, Justin Elliott, Brett Murphy, Alex Mierjeski and Kirsten Berg


KFF Health News and Cox Media Group

The Washington Post

Breaking News Reporting

Staff of Lookout Santa Cruz, California


Staff of the Honolulu Civil Beat

Staff of the Los Angeles Times

Investigative Reporting

Hannah Dreier of The New York Times


Casey Ross and Bob Herman of STAT

Staff of Bloomberg

Explanatory Reporting

Sarah Stillman of The New Yorker


Staff of Bloomberg

Staffs of The Texas Tribune, ProPublica, and FRONTLINE

Local Reporting

Sarah Conway of City Bureau and Trina Reynolds-Tyler of the Invisible Institute


Jerry Mitchell, Ilyssa Daly, Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield of Mississippi Today and The New York Times

Staff of The Villages Daily Sun

National Reporting

Staff of Reuters

Staff of The Washington Post


Bianca Vázquez Toness and Sharon Lurye of Associated Press

Dave Philipps of The New York Times

International Reporting

Staff of The New York Times


Julie Turkewitz and Federico Rios of The New York Times

Staff of The Washington Post

Feature Writing

Katie Engelhart, contributing writer, The New York Times


Jennifer Senior of The Atlantic

Keri Blakinger of The Marshall Project


Vladimir Kara-Murza, contributor, The Washington Post


Brian Lyman of the Alabama Reflector

Jay Caspian Kang of The New Yorker


Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times


Vinson Cunningham of The New Yorker

Zadie Smith, contributor, The New York Review of Books

Editorial Writing

David E. Hoffman of The Washington Post


Brandon McGinley and Rebecca Spiess of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Isadora Rangel of the Miami Herald

Illustrated Reporting and Commentary

Medar de la Cruz, contributor, The New Yorker


Angie Wang, contributor, The New Yorker

Claire Healy, Nicole Dungca and Ren Galeno, contributor, of The Washington Post

Clay Bennett of the Chattanooga Times Free Press

Breaking News Photography

Photography Staff of Reuters


Adem Altan of Agence France-Presse

Nicole S. Hester of The Tennessean

Feature Photography

Photography Staff of Associated Press


Hannah Reyes Morales, contributor, The New York Times

Nanna Heitmann, contributor, The New York Times

Audio Reporting

Staffs of the Invisible Institute and USG Audio


Dan Slepian and Preeti Varathan of NBC News

Lauren Chooljian, Alison MacAdam, Jason Moon, Daniel Barrick and Katie Colaneri of New Hampshire Public Radio

Books, Drama and Music


“Night Watch,” by Jayne Anne Phillips (Knopf)


“Same Bed Different Dreams,” by Ed Park (Random House)

“Wednesday’s Child,” by Yiyun Li (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)


“Primary Trust,” by Eboni Booth


“Here There Are Blueberries,” by Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich

“Public Obscenities,” by Shayok Misha Chowdhury


“No Right to an Honest Living: The Struggles of Boston’s Black Workers in the Civil War Era,” by Jacqueline Jones (Basic Books)


“American Anarchy: The Epic Struggle between Immigrant Radicals and the US Government at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century,” by Michael Willrich (Basic Books)

“Continental Reckoning: The American West in the Age of Expansion,” by Elliott West (University of Nebraska Press)


“King: A Life,” by Jonathan Eig (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

“Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom,” by Ilyon Woo (Simon & Schuster)


“Larry McMurtry: A Life,” by Tracy Daugherty (St. Martin’s Press)

Memoir or Autobiography

“Liliana’s Invincible Summer: A Sister’s Search for Justice,” by Cristina Rivera Garza (Hogarth)


“The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions,” by Jonathan Rosen (Penguin Press)

“The Country of the Blind: A Memoir at the End of Sight,” by Andrew Leland (Penguin Press)


“Tripas: Poems,” by Brandon Som (Georgia Review Books)


“Information Desk: An Epic,” by Robyn Schiff (Penguin Books)

“To 2040,” by Jorie Graham (Copper Canyon Press)

General Nonfiction

“A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy,” by Nathan Thrall (Metropolitan Books)


“Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives,” by Siddharth Kara (St. Martin’s Press)

“Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World,” by John Vaillant (Knopf)


“Adagio (For Wadada Leo Smith),” by Tyshawn Sorey


“Double Concerto for esperanza spalding, Claire Chase, and large orchestra,” by Felipe Lara

“Paper Pianos,” by Mary Kouyoumdjian

Special Citations

Greg Tate (1957 – 2021)

Journalists and Media Workers Covering the War in Gaza

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