The Pulitzer Prize for fiction is the biggest prize in American literature. But this year the judges have made the controversial decision not to award the prize. Why not? Jen and Chris listen to a BBC News report about the ceremony.
This week's question: How many judges are there for the Pulitzer Prizes?
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
Pulitzer Prize losers
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- a bookworm
someone who is devoted to reading books
- an avid reader
a person who reads books enthusiastically
- a good recommendation
an endorsement, good advice
receiving a prize
selected for competition
- a sign of the times
an indication of the current period