2017 Pulitize Prize Winners for the Arts Announced!
The winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes in the arts have been announced!
Lynn Nottage was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her new play Sweat, which is currently playing on Broadway. This is her second Pulitzer, following her win in 2009 for the play Ruined.
The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was “The Underground Railroad,” a book by Colson Whitehead that is currently being adapted into a new Amazon drama series by Oscar winner Barry Jenkins.
Click inside to see all of the winners…
Among the pieces of art included by the Pulitzer Prize are letters, drama, and music. See all of the winners below.
Fiction: “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead
Drama: “Sweat,” by Lynn Notttage
History: “Blood in the Water” by Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon),
Biography or Autobiography: “The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between,” by Hisham Matar
Poetry: “Olio,” by Tyehimba Jes
General Nonfiction: “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond
Music: “Angel’s Bone” by Du Yun