GSS Alumna Caroline Kitchener: The 2023 Pulitzer Prize Winner in National Reporting

May 19, 2023

For unflinching reporting that captured the complex consequences of life after Roe v. Wade, including the story of a Texas teenager who gave birth to twins after new restrictions denied her an abortion.


Caroline Kitchener is a national political reporter covering abortion at The Washington Post.

She joined The Post in 2019 as a staff writer for The Lily, The Post’s platform for millennial women. Her book, “Post Grad,” was published in 2017 and chronicles the lives of five women in the first year out of college.

Kitchener graduated from Princeton with a degree in history and a certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2014. She grew up in Hong Kong, Germany and the U.K., and now lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and two cats.