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Here Are The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners For Letters And Drama

Viet Thanh Nguyen won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his debut novel The Sympathizer; Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton took home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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Today marks the 100th year of the Pulitzer Prize, which is awarded annually for excellence in journalism and the arts.

The 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced at 3 P.M. today at Columbia University's Pulitzer Hall.

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Grove Press
BeBe Jacobs

Finalists: Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly Link and Maud's Line by Margaret Verble.

The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry went to Ozone Journal by Peter Balakian.

University of Chicago Press

Finalists: Alive: New and Selected Poems by Elizabeth Willis and Four-Legged Girl by Diane Seuss.

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction was Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick.

Doubleday
The Washington Post

Finalists: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates and If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran by Carla Power.

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

Penguin Books

Finalists: Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T.J. Stiles and The Light of the World: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander.

The Pulitzer Prize for History went to Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T.J. Stiles.

Knopf

Finalists: Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War by Brian Matthew Jordan, Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor by James M. Scott, and The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency by Annie Jacobsen.

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama was Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Playbill
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Finalists: Gloria by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and The Humans by Stephen Karam.

The full list of all the 2016 winners and finalists can be found here.

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