Pulitzer Prize-Winning Authors

From biographies to memoir, journalism to fiction, these Pulitzer Prize-winning author speakers have dedicated their lives to perfecting their craft, and are among our most celebrated writers today.

Geraldine Brooks

Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning March and the international bestselling People of the Book

Jennifer Egan

Author of Manhattan Beach and the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad

Colson Whitehead

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys

Isabel Wilkerson

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste

Lawrence Wright

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower and staff writer for The New Yorker

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Ken Armstrong

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and co-author of Unbelievable

Deborah Blum

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Poisoner's Handbook and The Poison Squad

Katherine Boo

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and National Book Award-winning author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Rick Bragg

Pulitzer Prize-winning memoirist and bestselling author

John Carreyrou

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestseller Bad Blood

Ron Chernow

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Washington: A Life and Alexander Hamilton

Steve Coll

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New Yorker staff writer, and author of Ghost Wars and Directorate S

Junot Díaz

Author of New York Times bestsellers The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This is How You Lose Her; winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Joseph J. Ellis

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, presidential historian, and author of Founding Brothers and American Dialogue

Dexter Filkins

Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent and author of The Forever War

Dr. Sheri Fink

Pulitzer Prize-winning medical journalist and author of Five Days at Memorial, M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford

Charlie LeDuff

American journalist, media personality, and author of Detroit: An American Autopsy

Fredrik Logevall

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Embers of War and Vietnam War historian

Jenny Nordberg

Award-winning investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, and author of The Underground Girls of Kabul

Jerry Saltz

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for New York magazine

T.J. Stiles

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, American historian and author of Custer's Trials