The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners in 14 journalism and seven letters, drama and music categories were announced on Monday, April 15 at 3 p.m. Eastern. Two special citations were also awarded.
Among the winners is Civitellian Eliza Griswold (CRF 2011) for “Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Winning under “General Nonfiction,” this is a classic American story, grippingly told, of an Appalachian family struggling to retain its middle class status in the shadow of destruction wreaked by corporate fracking.
Along with Civitellian finalist in the “Music” category is Andrew Norman (DG 2011)’s Sustain.