This year’s Pulitzer Prize winners are outThe Washington Post and The Guardian shared a Pulitzer for public service for their reporting on the Edward Snowden leaks and widespread NSA surveillance, the Boston Globe was honored for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Hamby of the Center for Public Integrity won for his black lung investigation, and Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia received a Pulitzer for the Tampa Bay Times’ investigation of a homeless housing program.

There was no winner for Feature Writing, but there was plenty of outstanding writing among the winners. Below is a short list of other features that were honored today. See the full list of winners here.

Eli Saslow on Food Stamps and Poverty in America (Washington Post)

1. “Food Stamps Put Rhode Island Town on Monthly Boom-and-Bust Cycle” (March 2013)

2. “I’m Not Ready to Sign Up for This Yet” (April 2013)

3. “Driving Away Hunger” (July 2013)

4. “Rep. Steve Southerland Believes in Hard Work. And That’s What He Got” (September 2013)

5.“Too Much of Too Little” (November 2013)

6. “Waiting for the Eighth” (December 2013)


Other Than Honorable (Colorado Springs Gazette)

David Philipps’s examination of how wounded combat veterans are mistreated.


Fiction: The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt


Nonfiction: Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, by Dan Fagin