Awards & Winners

1929 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1929 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1929 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1929 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Julia Peterkin

Honored for : Scarlet Sister Mary
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Elmer Rice

Honored for : Street Scene
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

New York Evening World

(For its effective campaign to correct evils in the administration of justice, including the fight to curb "ambulance chasers," support of the "fence" bill, and measures to simplify procedure, prevent perjury and eliminate politics from municipal courts; a campaign which has been instrumental in securing remedial action.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Louis Isaac Jaffe

(For his editorial entitled 'An Unspeakable Act of Savagery,' which is typical of a series of articles written on the lynching evil and in successful advocacy of legislation to prevent it.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Rollin Kirby

(For 'Tammany.')
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Burton J. Hendrick

Honored for : The Life And Letters of Walter H. Page
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Stephen Vincent Benét

Honored for : John Brown's Body
Pulitzer Prize for History

Fred Albert Shannon

Honored for : The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861-1865
Pulitzer Prize for Correspondence

Paul Scott Mowrer

(For his coverage of international affairs including the Franco-British Naval Pact and Germany's campaign for revision of the Dawes Plan.)
Pulitzer Prize for Reporting

Paul Y. Anderson

(For his highly effective work in bringing to light a situation which resulted in revealing the disposition of Liberty Bonds purchased and distributed by the Continental Trading Company in connection with naval oil leases.)