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The Winners of the 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were Announced

2016 Pulitzer PrizesThe 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were awarded by the Pulitzer Prize Board for work during the 2015 calendar year. Prize winners and nominated finalists were announced on April 18, 2016 at Columbia University in New York City.

It honours the extraordinary work in US journalism, drama, literature and other areas. It also brings welcome attention and recognition to newspapers and websites. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. In twenty of the categories, each winner receives a certificate and a US$10,000 cash award. The winner in the public service category of the journalism competition is awarded a gold medal

List of 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners is As below :

2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

JOURNALISM
Public Service The Associated Press
Breaking News Reporting The Los Angeles Times
Investigative Reporting Leonora LaPeter Anton and Anthony Cormier of the Tampa Bay News and Michael Braga of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Explanatory Reporting T. Christian Miller of ProPublica and Ken Armstrong of the Marshall Project
Local Reporting Tampa Bay Times
National Reporting The Washington Post
International Reporting Alissa J. Rubin of The New York Times
Feature Writing Kathryn Schulz of The New Yorker
Commentary Farah Stockman of the Boston Globe
Criticism Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker
Editorial Writing John Hackworth of Sun Newspapers, Charlotte Harbor, Florida
Editorial Cartooning Jack Ohman of The Sacramento Bee
Breaking News Photography
Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks, Daniel Etter of the New York Times
the photography staff of Thomson Reuters
Feature Photography Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe
LETTERS, DRAMA And MUSIC
Fiction Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Sympathizer
Drama Lin-Manuel Miranda for Hamilton
History T.J. Stiles for Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
Biography or Autobiography William Finnegan for Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
Poetry Peter Balakian for Ozone Journal
General Non-Fiction Joby Warrick for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS
Music Henry Threadgill for In for a Penny, In for a Pound

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