Awards & Winners

Dexter Filkins

Date of Birth 1961
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Dexter Price Filkins
Profession Journalist, Author, Writer
Dexter Price Filkins is an American journalist known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the New York Times. He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for his dispatches from Afghanistan, and he won a Pulitzer in 2009 as part of a team of Times reporters for their dispatches from Pakistan and Afghanistan. He has been referred to as "the premier combat journalist of his generation". He currently writes for The New Yorker.

Awards by Dexter Filkins

Check all the awards nominated and won by Dexter Filkins.


New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
Honored for : The Forever War
National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction
Honored for : The Forever War

Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction The Forever War


Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting
For his gracefully-written and revealing dispatches from the war in Afghanistan.