The Pulitzer Prize is an award established in 1917 for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States administered by Columbia University. Read more for the complete list of winners for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for literature.
Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, where people live in fear amid environmental degradation, Imbolo Mbue's powerful second novel is told from the perspective of a generation of children and the family of a girl named Thula who grows up to become a revolutionary. Read the first few pages here on the blog.
Inspired by the true stories of Jewish children hidden during World War II, Jennifer Rosner’s debut is a breathtaking novel about the unbreakable bond between a mother and a daughter. Beautiful and riveting, The Yellow Bird Sings is a testament to the triumph of hope—a whispered story, a bird’s song—in even the darkest of times.