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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pulitzer Prize’

Toni Morisson’s New Novel ‘God Help The Child’ Arrives In April

It’s going to be a long six-month wait for fans of the prolific author Toni Morrison. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced last Tuesday that Morrison’s new book “God Help the Child,” will be released next year on April 30. The Nobel-prize winning author’s new book was described as a “searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the …

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Decorated Poet Maxine Kumin Dies

One for Life, One for Death”- Maxine Kumin It is with much regret that we relay the Associated Press’s report that Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer Prize winner and onetime poetry consultant to the Library of Congress has died at the age of 88. Born Maxine Winokur in Philadelphia, PA on June 6, 1925, Kumin was a committed writer and lover of …

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Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer-Winning Author, Dies at 62

Pulitzer-winning author Oscar Hijuelos died on Saturday in Manhattan at age 62. According to his wife, writer and editor Lori Marie Carlson, the Cuban-American writer collapsed on a tennis court and never regained consciousness. Hijuelos won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990 for his book The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. He was the first Latino to be …

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Huffington Post Series Wins Pulitzer

The Huffington Post senior military correspondent David Wood’s ten-part series “Beyond the Battlefield,” which documents the lives of severely wounded combat veterans, has won the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting. Wood’s win is the first Pulitzer for the AOL-owned Huffington Post, a self-described internet newspaper, and is significant in the award organization’s recognition of online-only news sources. The 7-year-old Huffington …

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