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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry


The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry is one of the six American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually ... have been announced from 1980, ordinarily two others beside the winner. ... In its first 92 years to 20...

Women Pulitzer Prize Winners for Letters, Drama, and Music


Women Pulitzer Prize Winners for Letters, Drama, and Music. Women Pulitzer Prize ... 1993, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove named Poet Laureate of the U.S.. 1996, Jorie ... 1947, Margaret Clapp for Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow.

Famous Pulitzer Prize Winners - Biography.com


... between famous figures when you explore our famous Pulitzer Prize winners group. ... Katharine Graham was America's first female Fortune 500 CEO. ... was best known for winning the 1954 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry volume "The Waking .

Working Girl by Kate Bolick - Poetry Foundation


Feb 12, 2013 ... Millay became so famous so fast it's commonly reported that in 1923 she was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. In fact, she was ...

Poetry - The Pulitzer Prizes


Clear-voiced poems that bring readers the news from 21st Century America, rich with ... are often little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading. .... Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 and Next: New Poems, ...

Alice Walker | Biography and Awards | American Masters | PBS


Feb 14, 2014 ... The Color Purple, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ... Walker made history as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature as well as the ... An internationally celebrated author, poet and activist, Walker's ...

Black Man Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize + More Black ... - HelloBeautiful


Apr 18, 2014 ... She Slays: First Lady Michelle Obama Rocks Givenchy At Correspondents' Dinner ... The 43-year-old Editorial Page Editor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for “ his columns on the ... 1994 Yusef Komunyakaa, Neon Vernacular, Poetry ... BEAUTIFUL NEWS: Black Woman Poised To Run For Mayor Of Chicago.

Women who have won the Nobel prize for Literature - USA Today


Oct 10, 2013 ... The Chilean poet is the only Latin American woman to have won the Nobel prize. ... novel about village life in China won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel and was a best seller. ... She was the first Italian woman to win the prize.

First Black wins Pulitzer Prize for poetry | African American Registry


On this date in 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her book of poetry, "Annie Allen." Reference:

Nobel Prize in Literature: the women who've won it - Telegraph


Oct 11, 2013 ... Alice Munro has become the 13th female winner of the Nobel Prize in ... But who are the other women laureates, and which of their books should you read first? ... What the judges said: "who, with the concentration of poetry and the ... this American novelist has also won awards including a Pulitzer and the ...

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Profiles of Women Who Have Won Pulitzer Prizes - Women's Issues


She became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1920 for The Age ... Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for  ...

Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000: First African-American to Win a ...


Jun 2, 2012 ... Gwendolyn Brooks, the first black person to win a Pulitzer Prize, holds a portrait of ... She also wrote poems about the struggles of black women.

How Anne Sexton Won the Pulitzer Prize - Poetry Foundation


Jun 17, 2014 ... Primed for stardom: Anne Sexton in 1966, woman on the verge. ... The first two books she wrote after winning the Pulitzer, Love Poems and ...