Awards & Winners

1977 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1977 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1977 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1977 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Michael Cristofer

Honored for : The Shadow Box
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Richard Wernick

Honored for : Visions of Terror and Wonder
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

The Lufkin Daily News

(For an obituary of a local man who died in Marine training camp, which grew into an investigation of that death and a fundamental reform in the recruiting and training practices of the United States Marine Corps.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Wendell Rawls, Jr., Acel Moore

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For their reports on conditions in the Farview (Pa.) State Hospital for the mentally ill.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Walter Mears

(For his coverage of the 1976 Presidential campaign.)
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary

George Will

(For distinguished commentary on a variety of topics.)
Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

William McPherson

(For his contribution to 'Book World.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Warren L. Lerude, Foster Church, Norman F. Cardoza

(For editorials challenging the power of a local brothel keeper.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Robin Hood

(For his photograph of a disabled veteran and his child at an Armed Forces Day parade.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

John E. Mack

Honored for : A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T E. Lawrence
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

James Merrill

Honored for : Divine Comedies
Pulitzer Prize for History

David M. Potter

Honored for : The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

William W. Warner

Honored for : Beautiful Swimmers
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Margo Huston

Honored for : Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
([Local General or Spot News Reporting] For her reports on the elderly and the process of aging.)
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Stanley Forman

(For his photograph of a youth using the flag as a lance in street disorders.)
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Neal Ulevich

(For a series of photographs of disorder and brutality in the streets of Bangkok.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Alex Haley

Honored for : Roots: The Saga of an American Family
(A special award for Roots, the story of a black family from its origins in Africa through seven generations to the present day in America.)