Awards & Winners

1939 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1939 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1939 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1939 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Honored for : The Yearling
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Robert E. Sherwood

Honored for : Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

The Miami News

(For its campaign for the recall of the Miami City Commission.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Ronald G. Callvert

(For his distinguished editorial writing during the year as exemplified by the editorial entitled 'My Country 'Tis of Thee.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Charles Werner

(For 'Nomination for 1938.')
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Carl Clinton Van Doren

Honored for : Benjamin Franklin
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

John Gould Fletcher

Honored for : Selected poems
Pulitzer Prize for History

Frank Luther Mott

Honored for : A History of American Magazines
Pulitzer Prize for Correspondence

Louis P. Lochner

(For his dispatches from Berlin)
Pulitzer Prize for Reporting

Thomas Lunsford Stokes

(For his series of articles on alleged intimidation of workers for the Works Progress Administration in Pennsylvania and Kentucky during an election. The articles were published in The New York World-Telegram.)