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Kathleen Parker wins Pulitzer Prize

Apr 12, 2010 4:36:00 PM - thestate.com
Kathleen Parker, a columnist for The Washington Post who lives in Camden and Washington, D.C., has won a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, it was announced Monday afternoon.

Parker, whose work appears in The State and more than 400 other newspapers, is known for her witty columns on political and moral issues. Parker was one of four Pulitzer recipients at The Post.

In her profile on The Washington Post Writers Group web site, Parker is quoted: "My ambitious goal is to try to inject a little sanity into a world gone barking mad."

She holds a master's degree in Spanish from Florida State University and is writer in residence at the Buckley School of Public Speaking in Camden. Parker is married and has three sons.

- From staff and wire reports

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