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Is Steven Millhauser America’s Best Short Story Writer? On ‘Voices in the Night’

The quintessential American writer’s writer, or critic’s writer, or whatever, Steven Millhauser has long excelled at the three major forms of fiction. In 1997 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Martin Dressler, a chimerical 19th century study that discovers Modernist ennui under the turtle shell of the American dream. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: 2006 Pulitzers honored Hurricane Katrina coverage

On April 17, 2006, the Sun Herald and the Times-Picayune were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Their award-winning work, along with other great journalism honored that year, is posted on the Pulitzer website...Show More Summary

Predicting the Pulitzers: Will a magazine win?

On Monday at 3 p.m., the Pulitzers reveal what reporting, commentary and photography is the best of the best. For journalists involved with award-worthy work last year, the Pulitzer Prizes may feel like the end of a high-profile gantlet. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: And the winners of the 2001 Pulitzers in journalism are…

The 2001 Pulitzer Prizes for journalism were awarded on this date 14 years ago today. Copies of the award-winning work is posted on the Pulitzer website and linked to below. Take a look at the remarkable journalism honored that year: Public...Show More Summary

Winners for the Pulitzer Prizes will be announced next Monday

The winners of the 99th Pulitzer Prizes will be announced Monday, April 20, at 3 p.m. eastern, Columbia University announced in a press release. The winners will be announced on the prize’s site, Twitter feed and YouTube channel. Here’s a look at last year’s winners. This is Mike Pride’s first year as administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes. Show More Summary

Remiss About Remission

Last week millions of television viewers watched the Ken Burns production of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. It is a magnificent documentary film that is based largely upon Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize winning book. InShow More Summary

Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Superhero Drama and Feuding TV Co-Stars Fuel USA Network’s Development Slate!

It’s always interesting to see what kinds of shows TV networks (big four and cable) develop in their quests for hits. Most of the titles they develop never reach the air – a good many never even get to pilot – but they are fun to think about. Show More Summary

In Toni Morrison’s Latest Novel, Children’s Lives Matter

Toni Morrison is, inarguably, the greatest living writer of our time. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, a Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the last American to have won the Nobel Prize. Show More Summary

Yes More Drama

“Sam gets weird.” This stage direction, on Page 32 of the newly published script of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play The Flick, reminded me in an instant why I love reading plays, why I’ll always love reading plays, even though I haven’t acted in a play since I was 21 years old. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Who won the 1988 Pulitzer Prizes? (You may recognize some of these names)

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Charlotte Observer wrote the following after it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on March 31, 1988: “The Charlotte Observer won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service Thursday for revealing misuse...Show More Summary

Marilynne Robinson confident about a fourth Gilead novel

Marilynne Robinson isn’t ready to leave Gilead yet. The celebrated writer surprised and delighted her fans Monday night when she revealed that she is considering a fourth novel in the series that has earned her a Pulitzer Prize and two National Book Critics Circle Awards. Robinson was at Columbia University in New York for a reading and discussion about […]

State Museum explores work of Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Foley in new exhibit

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Indiana State Museum hosts Art Meets News: The Work of Photojournalist Bill Foley, which explores the work of this Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. The exhibition highlights a moving body of work including more than 100 vintage...Show More Summary

David McCullough: A Two Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Who Loves His Wife, Family, History and Is Simply a Nice Guy

In the pantheon of our country's greatest American historians, David McCullough's name will forever be thought of as one of the most brilliant caretakers of our nation's history. He's painted portraits with words and made history come alive. Show More Summary

Lonesome Dove author to sell his collection of 1,000 H.G. Wells sci-fi classics

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Larry McMurtry Collection of H.G. Wells will be auctioned in New York, April 8-9, 2015, as part of Heritage Auctions? Rare Books Signature® Auction. Roughly 1,000 books from the collection of the Pulitzer Prize and Oscar? winning...Show More Summary

Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman Book Cover Is Revealed!!

Well, bust our chifforobe! HarperCollins publishers revealed the book jacket for the highly anticipated Harper Lee book Go Set A Watchman, the sequel to her Pulitzer Prize Winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird!! For now, we can pretty much only judge the book by its cover — but we like what we see! The yellow leaves gazing from [...]

News: Alliance Theatre brings five world premieres, Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage for 2015-16

The Alliance Theatre announced its 2015-16 season this week, a line-up that includes five world premieres, a gospel musical, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama and a

FACE IT: Heidi Has Changed... Or Have We?

Does it feel dated? Is Heidi still relatable? Can you dramatize ambivalence? Well, yes, sort of, and maybe. The subject is Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize winning play, The Heidi Chronicles, now getting its first Broadway revival in 25 years. Show More Summary

The Poet Who Took on Huey Long

4 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Robert Penn Warren made winning Pulitzer prizes look like a habit. Here the author of possibly the best political novel ever written is captured in a fond but piercing profile.

Haters Gonna Hate - City of Gold Shows a Delicious Reason to Love Los Angeles

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Fall in love with this City of Angels, through the lens of Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold

The Dream of the '90s Is Alive in New Century Theatre's Workplace Drama The Flick

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Three existential crises walk into a movie theater. JOHN ULMAN The Flick, Annie Baker's new, Pulitzer Prize–winning play about three employees at a run-down movie theater, owes a lot to October of 1994—a watershed moment in the history of American workplace conversation. Show More Summary

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