Looks like David Foster Wallace will never get a posthumous Pulitzer, to the outrage of his legions of fans.
The efforts were revealed in a Pulitzer Prize-winning series by the Associated Press.
Sig Gissler, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, said this is "not unusual"—it's occurred 11 times before.
Journalist David Philipps was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and for the J. Anthony Lukas Award for a work in progress.
She received the first Pulitzer prize awarded for criticism.
The laurels of Mr. Pulitzer were equally productive of insomnia in the Examiner office.
Mr. Pulitzer himself never rested, in the days of my association with him.
I remember that once some great utterance seemed necessary, and Mr. Pulitzer telegraphed it from Bar Harbor.
I did not personally know Mr. Pulitzer when I began my duties on the World.
I first made Mr. Pulitzer's personal acquaintance in Paris, where he was living at that time.
annual awards for distinguished work in U.S. journalism, letters, music, etc., 1918, named for U.S. journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher of the "New York Globe," who established the awards in 1917 through an endowment to Columbia University.