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Megyn Kelly Referees Showdown Between Trump Spox And Immigration Activist

Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented immigrant, has been in the public eye quite often lately, his story not uncommon for millions of people who live and work among us. On Thursday's Kelly File, Pulitzer Prize winner, Vargas shared his...Show More Summary

American Pastoral Trailer Reveals Ewan McGregor’s Directorial Debut

Based on Phillip Roth's Pulitzer prize winning novel The post American Pastoral Trailer Reveals Ewan McGregor’s Directorial Debut appeared first on

Jack Fuller, Prize-Winning Chicago Tribune Journalist, Dies at 69

Mr. Fuller joined the paper at 16 and went on to win a Pulitzer Prize and to preside over Tribune Company’s $8 billion acquisition of Times Mirror.

'Disgraced' at the Taper: Islam, America and the cloudy prism of perception

Ayad Akhtar’s “Disgraced” won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2013, but for anyone encountering the work for the first time at the Mark Taper Forum, where the play opened Sunday in a sensationally gripping production, it might well seem that it was written last week. After the mass shooting in...

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner, endorses academic and cultural boycott of Israel

Scholar and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner and associate professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, has endorsed BDS and the cultural and academic boycott of Israel in support of Palestinian rights. Show More Summary

WSJ Deputy Editor: “Hillary Clinton… is a Survivable Event. I’m not so Sure About Donald Trump.”

Hugh Hewitt this morning had a fascinating interview this morning with Wall Street Journal deputy editor and pulitzer prize winning columnist Bret Stephens. Stephens is about the exact opposite of a wilting liberal, as his column today is one of the most brutal excoriations of Obama’s foreign policy you could possibly imagine. Show More Summary

Why I decided to speak out about mental illness in front of 5,000 people

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Amy Ellis Nutt opens up about mental health with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Watch This Absurdly Good Video of Teens Performing a Number from ‘Hamilton’

Hamilton has turned musical theatre on its head, and after winning 11 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer prize, this fact is becoming more and more obvious. Everybody has noticed the show’s absurd success, including the students of Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough, Ontario. To say the students are passionate is an understatement. Their teacher told the […]

Trump Bans 'Dishonest' Washington Post

Donald Trump has decided that the Washington Post —winner of 47 Pulitzer prizes, including one for its role in exposing the Watergate scandal—isn't the kind of newspaper he wants covering his campaign. He announced on Facebook Monday that he's revoking the "phony and dishonest" paper's press credentials based on...

Gone With The Wind At 80: Six Lessons For 2016 Writers

This week marks the 80th anniversary of the publication of Gone with the Wind, one of the most beloved novels in history. Margaret Mitchell spent nearly 10 years writing the 1,037-page Civil War epic, which won a Pulitzer Prize, broke...Show More Summary

Read Hamilton Acceptance Speeches From the Show’s Sweep of the 2015 Off Broadway Lortel Awards

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda became a Pulitzer Prize–winning Star Wars composer with official Genius swagger and (finally!) got his portrait at Sardi's, before Jonathan Groff ascended the throne, and before the original cast recording went gold and topped the Billboard charts, Hamilton was an Off Broadway juggernaut, selling out its run ... More »

Political cartoon from 1999 predicted 2016 Hillary Clinton. Well, some of 2016 Hillary Clinton.

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

On Tuesday, much of the Democratic Party agreed that Hillary Clinton had claimed enough delegates to become the party's presidential candidate. On Wednesday, Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes reminded her Twitter followers...Show More Summary

Are Pulitzer Winners Worth Reading?

I was at a dinner of publishing professionals recently when a book came up that I said I hadn't enjoyed. The response was: "It won the Pulitzer." I think that was supposed to put me in my place and prove me wrong. But prizes can be political--I've...Show More Summary

In a weak moment I have written a book

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1937 Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for Gone With the Wind.

10 Things You May Not Know About Roots

In January 1977, over a hundred million Americans watched the ABC's miniseries Roots, based on Alex Haley's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning story. Roots became a cultural phenomenon and encouraged more people to engage seriously with the history slavery than anything before or since. Show More Summary

Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains Why the 2016 Election Is a Lot Like 1800

Rolling Stone’s terrific interview with Lin-Manuel Miranda—the infuriatingly talented, Pulitzer Prize–winning genius behind the universally acclaimed Broadway smash Hamilton—includes one soliloquy sure to grab the interest of election-watchers. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Alexander Elected to Pulitzer Prize Board!

Good news for Elizabeth Alexander! The acclaimed poet has been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board. At the Ford Foundation, where she began work last year as the Director of Creativity and Free Expression, Alexander shapes and directs grant-making in arts, media and culture. She guides efforts to examine how cultural narratives affect and shape […]

Where America's At: Some Voters Want Trump to Win Just Because It Would Be 'Boring' Without Him

When voting for president feels like making a casting choice for a reality show. If there were a Pulitzer Prize for getting the best quote from a random person at a political event, it would have to go to Yamiche Alcindor, the New York Times reporter on the Bernie Sanders beat. Show More Summary

Eye on the Prize

In collaboration with CJR, a team of Columbia Journalism School students transformed our Pulitzer demographics database into an interactive graphic. This project, part of a graduate course on media writing and storytelling taught byShow More Summary

Poet Elizabeth Alexander Named to Pulitzer Prize Board

Acclaimed poet, author and professor Elizabeth Alexander has been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board. Alexander wrote and delivered her poem “Praise Song for the Day” for President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009 and was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for her book of poetry American Sublime and a 2016 Pulitzer finalist […]

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