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Adam Johnson Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

After no Pulitzer Prize for fiction winner last year, the Pulitzer jury picked The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson for the fiction prize in 2013. See all the finalists at this link.

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar won the drama prize. Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall won for history.

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss won biography and Stag’s Leap by Sharon Olds won poetry. Finally, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King won general nonfiction.

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