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

T.J. Stiles

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

Colson Whitehead

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

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 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 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 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 and presidential historian. Author of Founding Brothers and Revolutionary Summer

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

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

Lawrence Wright

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