Latest Pulitzer Prize Awards News

Michael Parks, Pulitzer winning foreign correspondent, dies

Jan. 10, 2022 19:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Parks, the former top editor of the Los Angeles Times who spent 25 years as a foreign correspondent and won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa, has died. He was 78. Parks died of kidney failure and a heart...

Poem structure: Edna St. Vincent Millay home gets face-lift

Dec. 26, 2021 07:40 AM EST

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — The restoration of the Maine home that was the birthplace of Edna St. Vincent Millay, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, will be completed in the new year. Millay was born in an upstairs bedroom of the house in 1892 and remained there for...

Washington Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt dead at 66

Dec. 06, 2021 19:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred Hiatt, a foreign correspondent who rose in 2000 to become The Washington Post’s editorial page editor, died Monday at a hospital in New York City. He was 66. According to the Post, his wife, Margaret “Pooh” Shapiro, said Hiatt had cardiac arrest while...

Review: A ghost haunts Native bookstore in Erdrich’s latest

Nov. 08, 2021 11:23 AM EST

“The Sentence,” by Louise Erdrich (HarperCollins) When she isn’t writing bestselling novels that explore Native American life, Louise Erdrich runs a bookstore in Minneapolis that sells Native literature and art. Her latest book, “The Sentence,” combines her...