Why Didn’t Swamplandia Win The Pulitzer Prize? (UPDATE: Cuz the Pulitzer Committee Is Stupid)

 

For the first time since 1977, there was no Pulitzer Prize given in fiction. Instead, Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams, David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King, and Karen Russell’s Swamplandia will share a “tie,” though it’s not clear whether that means all three win, or, under Homer Simpson’s logic, “They’re all losers.” (It appears, according to the Pulitzer’s website, that it’s the latter….Read More

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