All the Light We Cannot See Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

By Dianna Dilworth 

pulitzerprizeThe 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners were revealed at a ceremony in New York today.

“All the Light We Cannot See” (Scribner) by Anthony Doerr has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.  “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” (Henry Holt) by Elizabeth Kolbert won the prize for General Nonfiction.

“Between Riverside and Crazy” by Stephen Adly Guirgis took the award for Drama. “Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People” (Hill and Wang) by Elizabeth A. Fenn won the Pulitzer for History.

“The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe” (Random House) by David I. Kertzer won the Biography award. “Digest” (Four Way Books) by Gregory Pardlo won the Poetry award.