Richard Powers wins Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for ‘The Overstory’

Author Richard Powers is the winner of he 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel “The Overstory.” Photo by Jane Kuntz
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Richard Powers wins Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for 'The Overstory'
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Richard Powers wins Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for 'The Overstory'
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Author Richard Powers, a professor emeritus of English at the University of Illinois, has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel “The Overstory.” Columbia University announced the Pulitzer recipients today.