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

Critically acclaimed novelist and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad

Dr. Sheri Fink

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

T.J. Stiles

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

Isabel Wilkerson

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

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Deborah Blum

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Katherine Boo

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

Rick Bragg

Pulitzer Prize-winning memoirist and author of All Over But the Shoutin', Ava's Man, and The Prince of Frogtown

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 Private Empire, Ghost Wars and The Bin Ladens

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 and presidential historian. Author of Founding Brothers and Revolutionary Summer

Dexter Filkins

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

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

Robert K. Massie

Internationally renowned historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer

Jenny Nordberg

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

Richard Russo

Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Empire Falls and Everybody's Fool

Colson Whitehead

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

Lawrence Wright

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