The Pulitzer Prizes are revealed in one fell swoop, winners and finalists alike, 21 separate categories that cover everything from music to history to local news reporting. And many of the winning stories consist of multiple parts. So, if you're like most of us, yesterday's announcement of the 2015 prizes suddenly dumped a lot more reading on your nightstand.

Where to start? We'll try to help with the suggestion of three prize-winning entries that stand out for their storytelling.

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Editor's Note: Last weekend, Boston University hosted its annual conference on narrative journalism. In the first of two dispatches from the conference, Nieman Fellow Gabe Bullard writes about a panel discussion featuring "Serial's" Sarah Koenig, among other… Read more

Editor's note: In his second and final installment from last weekend's "Power of Narrative" conference at Boston University, current Nieman Fellow Gabe Bullard explores strategies for storytelling as outlined by author Joshua Wolf Shenk during his session… Read more

Virtual Reality Lets the Audience Step into the Story

March 19, 2015

Journalists and documentary filmmakers are using new technologies to foster immersive storytelling

Forget South by Southwest. The real happening place to be Monday, at least if you're a narrative nerd, was Columbia, Missouri, where you could have heard a full day's worth of conversations between some top long-form… Read more

Michael J. Mooney staked his claim in the world of narrative journalism with two stories that ran just weeks apart in the summer of 2012. In June, Mooney, a staff writer at D magazine, published a searing account of… Read more

As thoughts turn to spring -- and spring break -- isn’t it time to plan some journalism-related travel? This round-up of upcoming conferences and workshops with a narrative or storytelling bent should help. Whether you… Read more

Writing the Film

Turning a Narrative Story into a Documentary

January 22, 2015

What happens when a dining reporter decides to make a movie

Billy Collins, who served as the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, spoke today at the annual Symposium for Professional Wine Writers in Napa Valley. Tough gig, right? He may describe himself as "an amateur, a… Read more

Jessica Stern, a Harvard lecturer and fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, is known as an expert on terrorism. She has written three books on the… Read more

Justin Heckert has taken to his adopted home of Indianapolis, where his wife, Amanda, is the editor of Indianapolis Monthly. Heckert, who started making a name for himself as a magazine writer to be reckoned with … Read more

The 2015 National Magazine Awards, announced last night in New York, featured a number of first-time winners and surprise picks, as well as some expected stalwarts, giving readers some new material to check out --… Read more

As Matt Tullis writes in his accompanying essay, more than a dozen top narrative writers agreed to speak, either by Skype or in person, to his … Read more