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What is the Pulitzer Prize?
The Pulitzer Prizes are annual prizes awarded for excellence in journalism, photojournalism, fiction and nonfiction books, drama, poetry, and music. Along with writers and artists, some prizes are also awarded to news publications. They are primarily awarded to U.S. citizens and U.S.-based publications.
The Pulitzer Prize is widely considered one of the most prestigious awards in these fields, especially for U.S. journalism.
The award is sometimes simply called the Pulitzer.
How is Pulitzer pronounced?
The correct pronunciation of Pulitzer is PULL-it-sur (not PYOOL-it-sur).
When is the Pulitzer Prize awarded?
The 2021 Pulitzer Prize winners will be announced on June 11, 2021.
The Pulitzer Prizes are most commonly announced in late May.
More information and context on the Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prizes were established through the 1904 will of Joseph Pulitzer, an influential Hungarian American journalist and publisher in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The prizes were first awarded in 1917.
Finalists and winners are chosen by the Pulitzer Prize Board and the announcement of the awards is administered by Columbia University. Judges on the prize committee include writers, editors, and publishers.
Though it is awarded in some of the same fields, the Nobel Prize is not affiliated with the Pulitzer Prize.
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How is the Pulitzer Prize discussed in real life?
The Pulitzer Prize is considered a highly prestigious award, especially in the field of U.S. journalism.
The Guardian has won the #Pulitzer Prize for public service Incredibly proud of the team of writers & editors.
— alan rusbridger (@arusbridger) April 14, 2014
"Burst of Joy," a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Associated Press photographer Slava Veder, was taken on this date March 17 in 1973 at Travis Air Force Base in California. #OTD pic.twitter.com/lHlIk23t9F
— Dr. Jeffrey Guterman (@JeffreyGuterman) March 17, 2021
BREAKING: Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 18, 2016
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How to use Pulitzer Prize in a sentence
The sweeping tale about the Vietnam War went on to win the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in fiction and sold over 1 million copies globally.Here Are the 14 New Books You Should Read in March|Annabel Gutterman|February 26, 2021|Time
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, several people find their lives intertwined with trees.
Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Ann Marie Lipinski arrives at the same prognosis for journalism, and Princeton economist Atif Mian worries similarly for structural global debt.
This year, Vice News won its first Pulitzer Prize for an episode of “This American Life” Vice helped create along with the Los Angeles Times.For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news|Max Willens|December 30, 2020|Digiday
The series had earned the veteran correspondent a Pulitzer Prize finalist citation and the Times its first Peabody audio award.New York Times says it can’t verify ISIS claims in ‘Caliphate’ podcast but issues no retraction|Elahe Izadi, Paul Farhi|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.
So I remember when Altman won the prize, he went up and said some version of, “Too little, too late.”Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prize will not be replaced if lost, mutilated, or stolen.
This week, on December 10th, Human Rights Day, she will receive the Nobel Prize—the youngest person ever to be honored.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While the winners will take home the prize money and title, the eliminated contestants can hardly be considered losers.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.
Never before had so dazzling a prize shimmered before him in the near distance.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It is almost unnecessary to add, that the porter had his share well paid, and that the fisherman got the full value for his prize.