Novelist Margaret Mitchell Awarded the Pulitzer Prize on May 3, 1937

May 3, 2011 Gone with the Wind | Introduction Published in 1936, Gone with the Wind became an immediate best-seller, bringing first-time novelist Margaret Mitchell an overwhelming amount of critical and popular attention. Awarded the 1937 Pulitzer Prize, the novel was adapted as a film in 1939—an achievement that won ten Academy Awards. A historical romance […]