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Full list of 2012 Pulitzer winners and finalists

Full list of 2012 Pulitzer winners and finalists below


Public Service —
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Breaking News Reporting —
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News Staff

Investigative Reporting —
Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley
of the Associated Press and Michael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong of The Seattle Times

Explanatory Reporting —
David Kocieniewski of The New York Times

Local Reporting —
Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot-News Staff, Harrisburg, Penn.

National Reporting —
David Wood of The Huffington Post

International Reporting —
Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times

Feature Writing —
Eli Sanders of The Stranger, a Seattle weekly

Commentary —
Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune

Criticism —
Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe

Editorial Writing —
No Award

Editorial Cartooning —
Matt Wuerker of POLITICO

Breaking News Photography —
Massoud Hossaini of Agence France-Presse

Feature Photography —
Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post


Fiction —
No Award

Drama —
Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes

History —
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by the late Manning Marable (Viking)

Biography —
George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis (The Penguin Press)

Poetry —
Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith (Graywolf Press)

General Nonfiction —
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt (W.W. Norton and Company)

Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts by Kevin Puts, commisioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on November 12, 2011.