2022 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Since 1917, the Pulitzer Prize has awarded honors for excellence in journalism, literature, and musical composition. View the full list of winners, finalists, and their winning works at pulitzer.org.

 

Journalism

Public Service The Washington Post

The library has The Washington Post in print available for in-library reading. 

Breaking News Reporting – Staff of the Miami Herald

Investigative Reporting – Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington, and Eli Murray of the Tampa Bay Times

Explanatory Reporting – Staff of Quanta Magazine, New York, N.Y., notably Natalie Wolchover

Local Reporting – Madison Hopkins of the Better Government Association and Cecilia Reyes of the Chicago Tribune

National Reporting – Staff of The New York Times

The library has The New York Times in print available for in-library reading as well as digitally for reading in-library and at home

International Reporting – Staff of The New York Times, notably Azmat Khan, contributing writer

The library has The New York Times in print available for in-library reading as well as digitally for reading in-library and at home

Feature Writing – Jennifer Senior of The Atlantic

Jennifer Senior was awarded this prize for her work "Twenty Years Gone", available in the August 2021 issue of The Atlantic. This issue is available for in-library reading and can be checked out. 

Commentary – Melinda Henneberger of The Kansas City Star

Criticism – Salamishah Tillet, contributing critic at large, The New York Times

The library has The New York Times in print available for in-library reading as well as digitally for reading in-library and at home

Editorial Writing – Lisa Falkenberg, Michael Lindenberger, Joe Holley, and Luis Carrasco of the Houston Chronicle

Illustrated Reporting and Commentary – Fahmida Azim, Anthony Del Col, Josh Adams, and Walt Hickey of Insider, New York, N.Y. 

Breaking News Photography – Marcus Yam of the Los Angeles Times. Win McNamee, Drew Angerer, Spencer Platt, Samuel Corum, and Jon Cherry of Getty Images.

Feature Photography – Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave and the late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters

Audio Reporting – Staffs of Futuro Media, New York, N.Y. and PRX, Boston, Mass.

 

Books, Drama & Music

Fiction WinnerThe Netanyahus by Joshua Cohen

Fiction FinalistsMonkey Boy by Francisco Goldman and Palmares by Gayl Jones

Drama WinnerFat Ham by James Ijames

Drama Finalists – Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by Kristina Wong and Selling Kabul by Sylvia Khoury

History Winner Covered with Night by Nicole Eustace and Cuba by Ada Ferrer

History FinalistsUntil Justice Be Done by Kate Masur

Biography WinnerChasing Me to My Grave by the late Winfred Rembert as told to Erin I. Kelly

Biography FinalistsPessoa by Richard Zenith and The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Nimura

Poetry Winnerfrank: sonnets by Diane Seuss

Poetry FinalistsRefractive Africa by Will Alexander and Yellow Rain by Mai Der Vang

General Nonfiction WinnerInvisible Child by Andrea Elliot 

General Nonfiction FinalistsHome, Land, Security by Carla Power and The Family Roe by Joshua Prager

Music WinnerVoiceless Mass by Raven Chacon

Music FinalistsSeven Pillars by Andy Akiho and with eyes the color of time by Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti

Special Citations – The Journalists of Ukraine

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