The 2014 Pulitzer Prize was awarded to categories in journalism, and letters, drama and music. The public service award went to the Guardian and the Washington Post staffs. The Breaking News Reporting award was given to the staff of the Boston Globe.
The remainder of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism were awarded to Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C., for investigative reporting; Eli Saslow of the Washington Post for explanatory writing; Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of Tampa Bay Times for local reporting; David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colorado, for national reporting; Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters for international reporting; Stephen Henderson of Detroit Free Press for commentary; Inga Saffron of the Philadelphia Inquirer for criticism; the editorial staff of the Oregonian, Portland for editorial writing; Kevin Siers of the Charlotte Observer for editorial cartooning; Tyler Hicks of the New York Times for breaking news photography; and Josh Haner of the New York Times for feature photography.
The letters, drama and arts 2014 Pulitzer Prize Awards went to "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt for fiction, "The Flick" by Annie Baker for drama, "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832" by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton) for history, "Margaret Fuller: A New American Life" by Megan Marshall for biography or autobiography, "3 Sections" by Vijay Seshadri for poetry, "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation" by Dan Fagin for general nonfiction and "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams for music.