PULITZER AWARDS


The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was instituted in 1917 and named after US publisher Joseph Pulitzer.
This prize is administered by Columbia University in New York City.
Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories.
Each winner receives a certificate and a US$10,000 cash award.
The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced at Columbia University.This year, as Huffington Post's Michael Calderone pointed out, is the first time in a decade that no Pulitzer has been awarded in the Feature Writing category. 
Ø  2014 Journalism Award for Public Service is given to The Guardian US, and The Washington Post, for their coverage of the NSA.
Ø  India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."
List of Pulitzer Prize Winners 2015
Journalism
Field
Recipients
PUBLIC SERVICE
The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC
BREAKING NEWS REPORTING
The Seattle Times Staff
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Eric Lipton of The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal Staff
EXPLANATORY REPORTING
Zachary R. Mider of Bloomberg News
LOCAL REPORTING
Rob Kuznia, Rebecca Kimitch and Frank Suraci of the Daily Breeze, Torrance, CA
NATIONAL REPORTING
Carol D. Leonnig of The Washington Post
INTERNATIONAL REPORTING
The New York Times Staff
FEATURE WRITING
Diana Marcum of the Los Angeles Times
COMMENTARY
 Lisa Falkenberg of the Houston Chronicle
CRITICISM
Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times
EDITORIAL WRITING
Kathleen Kingsbury of The Boston Globe
EDITORIAL CARTOONING
Adam Zyglis of The Buffalo News
BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Photography Staff
FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Daniel Berehulak , freelance photographer, The New York Times
Books,Drama & Music
Field
Recipients list
FICTION
"All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)
DRAMA
"Between Riverside and Crazy" by Stephen Adly Guirgis
HISTORY
"Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People " by Elizabeth A. Fenn (Hill and Wang)
BIOGRAPHY
"The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe" by David I. Kertzer (Random House)
POETRY
"Digest" by Gregory Pardlo (Four Way Books)
GENERAL NONFICTION
"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" by Elizabeth Kolbert (Henry Holt)
MUSIC
"Anthracite Fields" by Julia Wolfe (G. Schirmer, Inc.)
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