The first Pulitzer Winners ever


WORLD'S FIRST PULITZER WINNERS
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Who were the world's first Pulitzer winners?

The Pulitzer Prize is an award in the United States that is regarded the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. The award is given by Columbia University in New York City, New York.

The Pulitzer Prize is given in various categories as defined for 2007 include:

  • Public Service

  • Breaking News Reporting

  • Investigative Reporting

  • Explanatory Reporting

  • Local Reporting

  • International Reporting

  • Feature Writing

  • Commentary

  • Criticism

  • Editorial Writing

  • Editorial Cartooning

  • Breaking News Photography

There are six categories in letters and drama, which include fiction, drama, history, biography, poetry, and general non-fiction. There is only one prize given for music, which is the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

However, it all began back in 1917 with the following first recipients:

Biography: Laura E. Richards, H. Elliott, and Florence Hall
History: Jean Jules Jusserand
Reporting: Herbert B. Swope


In 1921, the first female Pulitzer winner for fiction was Edith Wharton for the “The Age of Innocence.”

In 1923, the first female Pulitzer winner for poetry was Edna St. Vincent Millay for “The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver.”

In 1983, the first female Pulitzer winner for music was Ellen Taafe Zwilich.


The first Pulitzer Winners ever

The first Pulitzer Winners ever

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