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