Has Winning the Pulitzer Made a Difference?

Has Winning the Pulitzer Made a Difference?

Wayne Peterson Wayne Peterson
“…My commissions have soared and everything I have written since that time has been published…”
Christopher Rouse Christopher Rouse
“…the number of commissions and performances of my music have remained about the same in my pre-Pulitzer and post-Pulitzer periods…”
Charles Wuorinen Charles Wuorinen
“…as I look over the list of winners I am struck by how many of them have faded into invisibility…”
Ellen Taafe Zwilich Ellen Taafe Zwilich
“…a writer…mentioned to me that I was the first woman to win the award. At the time I won, I had no idea.”