Junot Diaz Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
Awarded to The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (Riverhead Books).
Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Shakespeare's Kitchen by Lore Segal (The New Press).
For more information, please follow this link: The Pulitzer Prize.