This year’s Pulitzer Prize winners are out: The Washington Post and The Guardian shared a Pulitzer for public service for their reporting on the Edward Snowden leaks and widespread NSA surveillance, the Boston Globe was honored for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Hamby of the Center for Public Integrity won for his black lung investigation, and Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia received a Pulitzer for the Tampa Bay Times’ investigation of a homeless housing program.
There was no winner for Feature Writing, but there was plenty of outstanding writing among the winners. Below is a short list of other features that were honored today. See the full list of winners here.
Eli Saslow on Food Stamps and Poverty in America (Washington Post)
Other Than Honorable (Colorado Springs Gazette)
David Philipps’s examination of how wounded combat veterans are mistreated.
Fiction: The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt