Comments for: Pulitzer won by Maine native

Posted April 21, 2009, at 11:09 a.m.

A Portland native who set her novel in a fictional town on the Maine coast was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction on Monday. Elizabeth Strout, who graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, won for “Olive Kitteridge,” her collection of 13 short stories set in the fictional coastal town …

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