Stories tagged: pulitzer prize
UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019
Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 78.
Fri., May 17, 2019
Herman Wouk, author of ‘Caine Mutiny’ and World War II epic ‘Winds of War,’ has died at 103.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Two parents of children killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting last year are pushing for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
The Idaho Statesman reported Zachary Turpin, an assistant professor of American literature at the University of Idaho, and his colleagues recently found previously unknown writings by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anne …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, exhaustive arts criticism, naughty personal ads and neurosis-laden cartoons, is going out of business after 63 years.
Fri., May 4, 2018
Weeks after publishing his own story of sexual abuse in the New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is facing an onslaught of accusations of sexual misconduct and misogyny directed …
Sat., April 21, 2018
Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia – an image he snapped …
Sat., April 21, 2018
During an hourlong conversation moderated by KHQ’s Stephanie Vigil, Tarana Burke and Ronan Farrow, who have been regarded as leaders of the #MeToo movement, dissected what the movement means, where …
Wed., April 18, 2018
Gonzaga University has another draw for its Friday night event bringing two speakers to campus to discuss the #MeToo movement: a Pulitzer Prize winner.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
John Ashbery, an enigmatic giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights, died early Sunday at age 90.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017
The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 – the tumultuous presidential campaign – yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about …
Wed., April 27, 2016
William Finnegan has made a career of reporting stories in far-flung parts of the world: Africa, Asia, Europe, even Sunnyside, Washington, where in 1996 he wrote about the gang troubles …
UPDATED: Mon., April 18, 2016
“Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014
Spokane native Carolyn Kizer, who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, died Thursday in Sonoma, California. She was 89. Kizer, who won the prize for her collection titled “Yin” in …
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014
Spokane native Carolyn Kizer, who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, died Thursday in Sonoma, California. She was 89.