The original version of this article, by Chris Berdnik, appeared on the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. I meet Keo Mao, 42, in the floating fishing village of Akol on Cambodia’s Lake Tonle Sap. The houses here move seasonally with the lake, which expands by a factor of five during the monsoon rains and recedes again […]
Kyle Pope, Pulitzer Prize winner and former top editor of The New York Observer, is now running five small community newspapers in Manhattan.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting | Kyiv Post | Politico Masked gunmen just broke in a TV studio. Put a gun to my head and then took my phone away. I’m fine. — Dimiter Kenarov (@dkenarov) March 6, 2014 Freelance … Read more
A few days ago Sherwin B. Nuland died. Some of you may know him as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling book How We Die, published in 1994. Nuland sought to dispel the popular myth that most deaths take place theShow More Summary
David Simon, creator of The Wire, has found his next project: a Martin Luther King Jr miniseries. Simon is attached to an upcoming HBO miniseries based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning history books America: In The King Years, by Taylor Branch. Show More Summary
David Boaz The noted biographer Justin Kaplan, who won both a Pulitzer Prize and an American Book Award for his biographies of Mark Twain, Lincoln Steffens, and Walt Whitman, has died at the age of 88. He had a long and distinguished...Show More Summary
Larry C. Price has spent decades perfecting his documentary-style photography. He has traveled all over the world capturing a variety of decisive, often volatile moments, from the 1980 coup in Liberia — for which he won a Pulitzer — to child labor camps in the Philippines (pictured below), which he completed more recently. Show More Summary
The New York Times reported yesterday on the passing of literary biographer Justin Kaplan, “a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer renowned for his lives of Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Lincoln Steffens, and who was later known as the editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations — a job akin to running the admissions committee of the most selective [...]
(Scott Johnson) Michael Hiltzik is the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Los Angeles Times, but he seems to have undertaken the position of research assistant to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Hiltzik essentially purports to...Show More Summary
Back in 2012, I was nominated for several Pulitzers and other such literary awards for a piece I wrote on some one-hit wonders and other pop stars that I wanted to see starring in their own reality series, a la Vanilla Ice on DIY. One...Show More Summary
Zach Holman: 1?×?1.gif should have won a fucking Grammy. Or a Pulitzer. Or Most Improved, Third Grade Gym Class or something. It’s the most important achievement in computer science since the linked list. It’s not the future we deserved, but it’s the future we needed (until the box model fucked it all up). Nice trip down Memory Lane. ?
When Sig Gissler announced in January that he would step down as administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes after 12 years, he received notes from his former students all over the world--journalists working in Beirut, Cairo, and South Sudan. During his 20 years at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, first as a professor and later as administrator, he built...
ELISE BAKKETUN Gian Carlo Menotti's The Consul is a really good opera, a really, really good piece of theater (deservedly winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1950), and a perfectly, terribly relevant story about today. Before I sat down to...Show More Summary
(McCaw Hall) This is the first time Seattle Opera has produced Gian Carlo Menotti's 1950 thriller about a political dissident on the run from secret police in an unidentified totalitarian country in Europe. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Show More Summary
On Saturday I raised some alarms over Starwood apparently allowing a handful of hotels in Europe — such as the Pulitzer in Amsterdam and Hotel Des Indes, The Hague — to make rooms available for standard points redemption that fit only...Show More Summary
One of America's greatest authors, John Steinbeck, was born on this day in 1902. He won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize. Two of his works, "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Of Mice and Men," are on the U.S. Department of Labor's list of Books that Shaped Work in America. Show More Summary
Mark Fiore is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and animator whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Examiner, and dozens of other publications. He is an active member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, and has a website featuring his work.
He’s won two Pulitzer Prizes and his account of man’s first walk on the moon still stands today as a bold step in scientific journalism. Later this year, John Noble Wilford will receive an honorary degree from the University of Tennessee,...Show More Summary
Whether with her bizarre novel Swamplandia! or her recent short story collection Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Pulitzer finalist Karen
Nearly 70 years after earning Herman Hesse the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, his novel Siddhartha continues to provide inspiration, in surprising ways and surprising places. Like in a maximum security Italian prison, and the mind of Billy Corgan. In Italy, singer and director Isabella Biffi initiated a program to produce musicals in the aptly named […]