Jennifer Egan Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Posted on April 18, 2011

A Visit from the Goon SquadJennifer Egan won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad (Alfred A. Knopf). She talked to the Wall Street Journal about what it feels to win.

Jennifer Egan said, "It's absolutely nutty to win something like this. I feel weird. I wish I had something more articulate to say. It seems so fantastical, like I've exited from real life."

Here is a list of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners in Letters, Drama and Music. You can see a list of the winners in the journalism categories here. You can see the complete list of all the 2011 finalists here.

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