The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1929.
- Public Service:
- New York Evening World, for its effective campaign to correct evils in the administration of justice, including the fight to curb "ambulance chasers," support of the "fence" bill, and measures to simplify procedure, prevent perjury and eliminate politics from municipal courts; a campaign which has been instrumental in securing remedial action.
- Honorable mentions:
- Editorial Writing:
Letters and Drama Awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- "Julia Peterkin's "Scarlet Sister Mary" best novel". The Watchman and Southron. Sumter, South Carolina. May 15, 1929 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Sketches of writers and artist whose work is rated best in many diverse fields". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 13, 1929 – via Newspapers.com.