The winners of the 2011 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today. The prizes, which are distributed by Columbia University, recognize excellence in journalism and the arts and are awarded in 13 journalism and seven arts categories.
This year's winners include Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad
, which was awarded a National Critics Book Circle Prize earlier this year.
Winners of the award are each awarded $10,000.
The full list of winners can be found here