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    Here are this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners.

    Emily Temple

    May 8, 2023, 4:08pm

    The winners and nominated finalists of the 107th Pulitzer Prizes were announced today via remote video stream. The winners each take home $15,000 dollars and serious bragging rights, not to mention an instant ticket into a very illustrious club.

    The full list of winners and nominated finalists from the arts & letters categories are below.

    Fiction

    Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver

    Trust, by Hernan Diaz

    Finalist:

    The Immortal King Rao, by Vauhini Vara

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    Drama

    English, by Sanaz Toossi

    Finalists:

    On Sugarland, by Aleshea Harris
    The Far Country, by Lloyd Suh

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    History

    Freedom’s Dominion: A Saga of White Resistance to Federal Power, by Jefferson Cowie

    Finalists:

    Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America, by Michael John Witgen

    Watergate: A New History, by Garrett M. Graff

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    Biography

    G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century, by Beverly Gage

    Finalists:

    His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

    Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century, by Jennifer Homans

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    Memoir

    Stay True, by Hua Hsu 

    Finalists:

    Easy Beauty: A Memoir, by Chloé Cooper Jones
    The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir, by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

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    Poetry

    Then the War: And Selected Poems, 2007-2020, by Carl Phillips

    Finalists:

    Blood Snow, by dg nanouk okpik
    Still Life, by Jay Hopler

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    General Nonfiction

    His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

    Finalists:

    Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern, by Jing Tsu
    Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction, by David George Haskell
    Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation, by Linda Villarosa

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    Music

    Omar, by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels

    Finalists:

    Monochromatic Light (Afterlife), by Tyshawn Sorey
    Perspective, by Jerrilynn Patton

    See the full list of winners here.

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