Late Country Musician Also Tops Journal in Pulitzers

hankwilliams Late Country Musician Also Tops Journal in PulitzersAnd don’t forget:  non-journalism Pulitzers.

- For fiction, Tinkers (Paul Harding)

- For drama, Next to Normal (music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey)

- For history, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World (Liaquat Ahamed)

- For biography, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (T.J. Stiles)

- For poetry, Versed (Rae Armantrout)

- For general nonfiction, The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy (David E. Hoffman)

- For music, Violin Concerto (Jennifer Higdon)

Surprising and noteworthy in all this: Tinkers was published by Bellevue Literary Press, which is run out of Bellvue Hospital; and the Pulitzer Prize for music exists.

Also, Hank Williams got a Special Citation!