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“There’s something amiss,” fumed Michael Cunningham, one of the three members of the Pulitzer Prize fiction jury whose work was undone—or at least unsettled—by the Pulitzer board, which couldn’t pick a winner. People look to awards to either settle a … Continue reading ?
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Letter from the Pulitzer Fiction Jury: What Really Happened This Year

Entertainment / Books : Page-Turner (3 years ago)

On April 16, 2012, the Pulitzer Prize Board announced that it would award no Pulitzer for fiction in 2012. This was, to say the least, surprising and upsetting to any number of people, prominent among them the three fiction jurors, ... Read Post

Letter from the Pulitzer fiction jury: 'They could have called'

United States / Los Angeles : LA Observed (3 years ago)

Michael Cunningham, the novelist who was one of three jurors for this year's Pulitzer Prize in fiction, posts at The New Yorker that he and his fellow jurors were completely taken aback by the Pulitzer board's refusal back in April ... Read Post

This Pulitzer race is one for the books: No fiction winner

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (3 years ago)

The board couldn't pick from three finalists, but six works in other categories did get $10,000 prizes. Read Post

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