Pulitzer Award Winners

The Pulitzer Awards were established by Joseph Pulitzer in 1917 and are currently administered by Columbia University. They honour achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. Included in this list are individual winners in any of the award's 21 categories.
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NameYearWorkOther Names
Adam Haslett2003You Are Not a Stranger Here
A. B. Guthrie Jr.1950The Way West(Alfred, Bertram)
Alice McDermott2007After This
Alice McDermott1993At Weddings and Wakes
Alice McDermott1988That Night
Alice Walker1983The Color Purple(Malsenior)
Alison Lurie1985Foreign Affairs
Allen Drury1960Advise and Consent(Stuart)
Andrea Barrett2003Servants of the Map: Stories
Anne Tyler1989Breathing Lessons
Anne Tyler1983Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Anne Tyler1986The Accidental Tourist
Arthur Miller1949Death of a Salesman
Barbara Kingsolver1999The Poisonwood Bible
Bernard Malamud1967The Fixer
Booth Tarkington1922Alice Adams
Carol Shields1995The Stone Diaries(Ann)
Caroline Miller1934Lamb in His Bosom(Pafford)
Chaim Grade1983Rabbis and Wives
Chang-rae Lee2011The Surrendered
Christine Schutt2009All Souls
Colson Whitehead2002John Henry Days
Conrad Richter1951The Town(Michael)
Cormac McCarthy2007The Road
Daniyal Mueenuddin2010In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
David Gates1992Jernigan
David Foster Wallace2012The Pale King
Denis Johnson2012Train Dreams(Hale)
Denis Johnson2008Tree of Smoke(Hale)
Diana O'Hehir1985I Wish This War Were Over(Farnham)
Diane Johnson1988Persian Nights
Don DeLillo1992Mao II
Don DeLillo1998Underworld
Donald Barthelme1987Paradise
Douglas Unger1985Leaving the Land
E. L. Doctorow1990Billy Bathgate(Edgar, Lawrence)
E. L. Doctorow2006The March(Edgar, Lawrence)
Edith Wharton1921The Age of Innocence
Edna Ferber1925So Big
Edna St. Vincent Millay1923
E. Annie Proulx2000Close Range: Wyoming Stories(Edna)
E. Annie Proulx1994The Shipping News(Edna)
Edward P. Jones2004The Known World(Paul)
Edwin O'Connor1962The Edge of Sadness
Elizabeth Strout2009Olive Kitteridge
Ellen Glasgow1942In This Our Life(Anderson, Gholson)
Ernest Hemingway1953The Old Man and the Sea(Miller)
Ernest Poole1918His Family(Cook)
Eudora Welty1973The Optimist's Daughter
Frederick Buechner1981Godric(Carl)
Geraldine Brooks2006March
Grace Paley1995The Collected Stories
Ha Jin2000Waiting(Xuěfēi)
Ha Jin2005War Trash(Xuěfēi)
Harold L. Davis1936Honey in the Horn(Lenoir)
Harper Lee1961To Kill a Mockingbird(Nelle)
Herman Wouk1952The Caine Mutiny
James Agee1958A Death in the Family(Rufus)
James Gould Cozzens1949Guard of Honor
James Alan McPherson1978Elbow Room
James A. Michener1948Tales of the South Pacific(Albert)
Jane Smiley1992A Thousand Acres
Jean Stafford1970Stories of Jean Stafford
Jeffrey Eugenides2003Middlesex(Kent)
Jennifer Egan2011A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jhumpa Lahiri2000Interpreter of Maladies
Joanna Scott1997The Manikin
John Cheever1979The Stories of John Cheever(William)
John Hersey1945A Bell for Adano(Richard)
John Phillips Marquand1938The Late George Apley
John Steinbeck1940The Grapes of Wrath(Ernst)
John Kennedy Toole1981A Confederacy of Dunces
John Updike1991Rabbit at Rest(Hoyer)
John Updike1982Rabbit Is Rich(Hoyer)
Jonathan Dee2011The Privileges
Jonathan Franzen2002The Corrections(Earl)
Josephine Johnson1935Now in November(Winslow)
Joy Williams2001The Quick and the Dead
Joyce Carol Oates1993Black Water
Joyce Carol Oates2001Blonde
Joyce Carol Oates1995What I Lived For by
Julia Peterkin1929Scarlet Sister Mary
Junot Díaz2008The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Karen Russell2012Swamplandia!
Katherine Anne Porter1966The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Larry McMurtry1986Lonesome Dove(Jeff)
Lee Martin2006The Bright Forever
Linda K. Hogan1991Mean Spirit
Lore Segal2008Shakespeare's Kitchen
Louis Bromfield1927Early Autumn
Louise Erdrich2009The Plague of Doves(Karen)
Lydia Millet2010Love in Infant Monkeys
MacKinlay Kantor1956Andersonville
Margaret Ayer Barnes1931Years of Grace
Margaret Mitchell1937Gone with the Wind(Munnerlyn)
Margaret Wilson1924The Able McLaughlins
Marianne Wiggins2004Evidence of Things Unseen
Marianne Wiggins2005Gilead
Marilynne Robinson1982Housekeeping
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings1939The Yearling
Martin Flavin1944Journey in the Dark(Archer)
Michael Chabon2001The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Michael Cunningham1999The Hours
Michael Shaara1975The Killer Angels
N. Scott Momaday1969House Made of Dawn(Navarre)
Norman Mailer1980The Executioner's Song(Kingsley)
Norman Rush1987Whites
Oliver La Farge1930Laughing Boy(Hazard, Perry)
Oscar Hijuelos1996Mr. Ives' Christmas(Jerome)
Oscar Hijuelos1990The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love(Jerome)
Paul Harding2010Tinkers
Pearl S. Buck1932The Good Earth(Sai, Sydenstricker, Zhenzhu)
Peter Taylor1987A Summons to Memphis(Matthew, Hillsman)
Philip Roth1998American Pastoral(Milton)
Philip Roth1994Operation Shylock: A Confession(Milton)
Philip Roth1980The Ghost Writer(Milton)
Raymond Carver1984Cathedral(Clevie)
Raymond Carver1989Where I'm Calling From(Clevie)
Reynolds Price1994The Collected Stories
Richard Ford1996Independence Day
Richard Ford1996Sabbath's Theater
Richard Powers2007The Echo Maker
Richard Russo2002Empire Falls
Robert Olen Butler1993A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
Robert M. Pirsig1992Lila: An Inquiry into Morals(Maynard)
Robert Stone1982A Flag for Sunrise
Robert Lewis Taylor1959The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
Robert Penn Warren1947All the King's Men
Russell Banks1999Cloudsplitter
Russell Banks1986Continental Drift
Sam Shepard1979Buried Child(Samuel)
Saul Bellow1976Humboldt's Gift
Shirley Ann Grau1965The Keepers of the House
Sinclair Lewis1926Arrowsmith(Harry)
Steven Millhauser1997Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer
Susan Choi2004American Woman
Tennessee Williams1948A Streetcar Named Desire
Tennessee Williams1955Cat on A Hot Tin Roof
Thomas Berger1984The Feud(Louis)
Thomas Sigismund Stribling1933The Store
Thornton Wilder1938Our Town(Niven)
Thornton Wilder1928The Bridge of San Luis Rey(Niven)
Thornton Wilder1943The Skin of Our Teeth(Niven)
Tim O'Brien1991The Things They Carried
Toni Morrison1988Beloved(Chloe, Ardelia)
Upton Sinclair1943Dragon's Teeth(Beall)
Ursula K. Le Guin1998Bear and His Daughter: Stories
Ursula K. Le Guin1997Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
Wallace Stegner1972Angle of Repose(Earle)
Ward Just2005An Unfinished Season
Willa Cather1923One of Ours
William Faulkner1954A Fable(Cuthbert)
William Faulkner1963The Reivers(Cuthbert)
William Kennedy1984Ironweed(Joseph)
William Maxwell1981So Long, See You Tomorrow(Keepers)
William Styron1968The Confessions of Nat Turner(Clark)
William Wharton1980Birdy(Albert)