Why no woman won the Pulitzer prize in the 1950s

Who gets to win the Pulitzer? For what?

Some years, the Pulitzer Prize committee decides that no award will be given in the Fiction category. The idea is that if no book lives up to the standards of the committee or Board, no award should be given. Just because an award can be given, doesn’t mean it must. Now personally, it is hard for me to believe that there can be years where there is not…

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