The winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes were announced in atypical fashion Monday afternoon. Fiction May 4, 2020 Fifteen books were recognized as winners or finalists for the Pulitzer Prize on Monday, in the categories of fiction, general history, biography, poetry and general nonfiction. The big winner: The New York Times was awarded the most prizes, including in major categories like investigative reporting, international reporting and commentary. 2020 The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America , by Greg Grandin (Metropolitan Books) A sweeping and beautifully written book that probes the American myth of boundless expansion and provides a compelling context for thinking about the current political moment. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher and is administered by Columbia University. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/the-pulitzer-prize-winners-for-2020 The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism were first awarded in 1917 and are con Full list of winners in journalism and descriptions of their awards, via The Pulitzer Board: The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday after initially being postponed due to the coronavirus. The Pulitzer Prize Board announced the 2020 winners via video stream Monday after a two-week postponement that gave board members covering the â¦ The Pulitzer Prize (/ Ë p Ê l Éª t s Ér /) is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States. Every year, they honor reporting in â¦ President Trump has scored a hat trick of nominations for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, this time for the president's foreign policy philosophy, dubbed the "Trump Doctrine," according to a report. The 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday afternoon with 15 winners in journalism and seven in book, drama, and music. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. The Board also announces the election of its two co-chairs: Stephen Engelberg, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica, and Aminda Marqués Gonzalez, President, Publisher and Executive Editor, Miami Herald. The Pulitzer Prizes, administered by Columbia University, are the most prestigious awards in American journalism. Usually held at Columbia University in New York â¦ Columbia University today announces the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. The 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced on May 4 in 15 Journalism categories and seven Book, Drama and Music categories. There are currently 318 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020, the fourth-highest number of candidates ever, according to the official website of the Nobel Prizes.