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List of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners from every year the award has been given out. All Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction award are listed along with photos for every Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners of all time. Anybody who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, so most of the famous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Alison Lurie and Jane Smiley. (83 items)

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Adam Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Adam Johnson is a Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist and short story writer.

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Alfred Bertram Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Jr. was an American novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction during 1950 for his novel The Way West. The author ...more

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Alice Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Alice Malsenior Walker is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. ...more

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Alison Lurie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Alison Lurie is an American novelist and academic. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1984 novel Foreign Affairs. Although better known as a novelist, she has also written numerous non-fiction ...more

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Allen Drury is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Allen Stuart Drury was a American novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.

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Anne Tyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Anne Tyler is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 20 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, The ...more

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Bernard Malamud is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Bernard Malamud was an American author of novels and short stories. Along with Saul Bellow and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball ...more

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Booth Tarkington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Newton Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is, with William Faulkner and John Updike, one of only ...more

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Carol Shields is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Carol Ann Shields, CC OM FRSC was an American-born Canadian author. She is best known for her 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the U.S. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor ...more

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Caroline Pafford Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Caroline Pafford Miller was an American writer. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934 for her first novel, Lamb in His Bosom, about her home state of Georgia. In addition to the Pulitzer, the novel ...more

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Conrad Richter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Conrad Michael Richter was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods. His novel The Town, the last story of his trilogy ...more

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Cormac McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the southern gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres. He won the Pulitzer Prize ...more

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E. Annie Proulx is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Edna Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author. She has written most frequently as Annie Proulx but has also used the names E. Annie Proulx and E.A. Proulx. Her second novel, The ...more

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Edith Wharton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her ...more

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Edna Ferber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Edna Ferber was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, and Giant.

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Edward P. Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Edward Paul Jones is an American novelist and short story writer. His 2003 novel The Known World received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

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Edwin O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Edwin O'Connor was an American journalist, novelist, and radio commentator who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction during 1962 for his novel The Edge of Sadness. His ancestry was Irish, and his ...more

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Elizabeth Strout is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Elizabeth Strout is United States author of fiction. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Olive Kitteridge, a collection of connected short stories about a woman and her immediate family ...more

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Ellen Glasgow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow was an American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary south.

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Ernest Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public ...more

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Ernest Poole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Ernest Poole
Ernest Cook Poole was an American novelist. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 23, 1880, and graduated from Princeton University during 1902. He worked as a journalist and was active in ...more

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Eudora Welty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Eudora Alice Welty was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South. Her novel The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty was awarded the ...more

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Geraldine Brooks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Geraldine Brooks is an Australian American journalist and author whose 2005 novel, March, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. While retaining her Australian passport, she became an United States ...more

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H. L. Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
H. L. Davis
Harold Lenoir Davis, also known as H. L. Davis, was an American novelist and poet. A native of Oregon, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Honey in the Horn, the only Pulitzer given to a ...more

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Harper Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List
Nelle Harper Lee is an American novelist widely known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird which deals with the racism she observed as a child in her hometown of ...more