Awards & Winners

1948 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1948 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1948 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1948 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

James A. Michener

Honored for : Tales of the South Pacific
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Tennessee Williams

Honored for : A Streetcar Named Desire
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Walter Piston

Honored for : Symphony No. 3
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Nat S. Finney

(For his stories on the plan of the Truman administration to impose secrecy about the ordinary affairs of federal civilian agencies in peacetime.)
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

(For the coverage of the Centralia, Illinois, mine disaster and the follow-up which resulted in impressive reforms in mine safety laws and regulations.)
Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting

George E. Goodwin

(For his story of the Telfair County vote fraud, published in 1947.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Paul W. Ward

(For his series of articles published in 1947 on 'Life in the Soviet Union.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Virginius Dabney

(For distinguished editorial writing during the year.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Rube Goldberg

(For 'Peace Today.')
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

Frank Cushing

(For his photo Boy Gunman and Hostage.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Margaret Clapp

Honored for : Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

W. H. Auden

Honored for : The Age of Anxiety
Pulitzer Prize for History

Bernard DeVoto

Honored for : Across the Wide Missouri
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Bert Andrews

(For his articles on A State Department Security Case published in I947.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Frank D. Fackenthal

(A scroll indicating appreciation of Dr. Fackenthal's interest and service during the past years.)