Entry site for The Pulitzer Prizes in Books, Drama and Music
We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2017 Prizes. The site will reopen for the 2018 Prize cycle in May 2017.
Each spring, Columbia University awards Pulitzer Prizes in 5 book categories, drama and music. Click here for categories and details.
This site replaces the paper entry form for Books, Drama and Music, and requires payment of the nonrefundable $50 entry fee by credit card. After completing the online form and entry fee payment, ship hard-copy materials for judging to the Pulitzer Prize Office at the address below.
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Entry deadlines June 15 and October 1, 2016. Books must be first published in the United States during 2016 in either hardcover or paperback form. (Books published in October, November or December must be submitted as galleys or page-proofs by the Oct. 1 deadline.) With the exception of the U.S. History category, all authors must be U.S. citizens. After submitting information and payment online, send four (4) copies of each title to the address below. Packages must be postmarked by June 15 for the first deadline and October 1, 2016 for the final deadline. Details
Entry deadline December 31. Plays written by U.S. citizens and produced in the United States during 2016 are eligible. After submitting information and payment online, send six (6) copies of play scripts and one video recording (if available) to the address below. Packages must be postmarked by December 31, 2016. Details
Entry deadline December 31. Music composed by U.S. citizens and premiered in the United States during 2016, in a concert or on a recording, is eligible. After submitting information and payment online, send one (1) recording and score (if available) to address below. Packages must be postmarked by December 31, 2016. Details
Pulitzer Prize Office, Columbia University, 709 Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, NY, NY 10027 (212) 854-3841
Questions? – Contact the Pulitzer Prize office at 212-854-3841 or firstname.lastname@example.org