The Pulitzer Prize Blog

   27/08/2018 - 11:28 PM

George Walker, Barrier-Breaking Composer, Is Dead at 96

He was the first black composer to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Earlier, as a pianist, he had felt deprived of concert opportunities because of his race.

 

 

   07/08/2018 - 12:24 AM

Episode 4: Showing Up

What can one company learn from a high school student about getting employees to show up for work?

 

 

   12/07/2018 - 08:19 PM

Pulitzer-Winning Play ?Cost of Living? Will Become a Musical

Martyna Majok?s intense drama will get a musical adaptation from Michael John LaChiusa, the Williamstown Theater Festival announced.

 

 

   04/07/2018 - 10:13 PM

Alan Diaz, Prize Winner for Photo of Immigration Raid, Dies ...

His picture, honored with a Pulitzer, showed 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez of Cuba being seized in a Miami home in 2000 amid an international custody fight.

 

 

   08/06/2018 - 06:43 PM

Charles Krauthammer: ?I Have Only a Few Weeks Left to Live?

The Washington Post columnist said the cancer that caused him to stop writing last year is back. ?This is the final verdict,? he wrote. ?My fight is over.?

 

 

   11/05/2018 - 01:20 AM

Junot Díaz Steps Down as Pulitzer Chairman Amid Review of ...

Mr. Díaz, who is accused of having forcibly kissed a graduate student six years ago, said he would cooperate fully with the investigation, according to the board.

 

 

   07/05/2018 - 07:27 PM

Edwin G. Burrows, Historian and Co-Author of ?Gotham,? Dies ...

He and a fellow college professor, Mike Wallace, spent almost 20 years producing their epic history of New York City, winning the Pulitzer Prize.

 

 

   25/04/2018 - 02:09 PM

Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Break Boundaries

A Coachella set stunning in scope and execution. The first Pulitzer Prize winner who isn?t from classical or jazz. Hear a conversation about the two artists? triumphs.

 

 

   20/04/2018 - 09:56 PM

Moms, They Get the Job Done

From Senator Tammy Duckworth to Beyoncé, working moms get the job done. But their labor is often invisible.

 

 

   18/04/2018 - 09:45 PM

Award-Winning Journalism for Globally Minded Australians

A selection of Pulitzer projects from The New York Times, from the past year and our archives.