2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Tyler Hicks won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for his coverage of a terrorist attack at an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that left more than 60 people dead.

Winning stories, photographs and cartoons, as well as bios and photos of winners, are available by clicking the links below.


PUBLIC SERVICETwo Prizes: The Guardian US and The Washington Post


INVESTIGATIVE REPORTINGChris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.

EXPLANATORY REPORTINGEli Saslow of The Washington Post

LOCAL REPORTINGWill Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times

NATIONAL REPORTINGDavid Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO

INTERNATIONAL REPORTINGJason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters


COMMENTARYStephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press

CRITICISMInga Saffron of The Philadelphia Inquirer

EDITORIAL WRITINGThe Editorial Staff of The Oregonian, Portland

EDITORIAL CARTOONINGKevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHYTyler Hicks of The New York Times View the Photos

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHYJosh Haner of The New York Times View the Photos

Books, Drama and Music

FICTION – “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)

DRAMA – “The Flick” by Annie Baker

HISTORY – “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton)

BIOGRAPHY – “Margaret Fuller: A New American Life” by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

POETRY – “3 Sections” by Vijay Seshadri (Graywolf Press)

GENERAL NONFICTION – “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation” by Dan Fagin (Bantam Books)

MUSIC – “Become Ocean” by John Luther Adams (Taiga Press/Theodore Front Musical Literature)

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