2010’s Pulitzer Winners: A Big Day for Indie Presses

By posted at 3:59 pm on April 12, 2010 1

This year’s Pulitzer winner for fiction has gone to a book from Bellevue Literary Press, an “unlikely” operation that runs out of Bellevue, the famous New York psych hospital (the New York Times wrote up the press in 2007). Rounding out the fiction finalists is an effort from another small press, the venerable Soft Skull, and a much praised short story collection .

Here are this year’s Pulitzer winners and finalists with excerpts where available:



General Nonfiction:






Winners and finalists in other categories are available at the Pulitzer Web site.

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One Response to “2010’s Pulitzer Winners: A Big Day for Indie Presses”

  1. Edan Lepucki
    at 11:27 am on April 13, 2010

    I’ve been hearing how incredible Tinkers is for months now, so even though it’s a small press book, it seems big-time to me. I’m
    really looking forward to reading it.

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