Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News is a vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family.The Shipping News is a novel by American author E. Annie Proulx, published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1993. It won both the Pulitzer Prize  and the U.S Ah the Shipping News. I remember my heart dropping when I read this book the first time. I thought, “If this is what people are writing, I am no writer.”Directed by: Lasse Hallström: Produced by: Rob Cowan Leslie Holleran Irwin J. Winkler: Screenplay by: Robert Nelson Jacobs: Based on: The Shipping News by Annie ProulxAnnie Proulx is the author of eight books, including the novel The Shipping News and the story collection Close Range. Her many honors include a Pulitzer Prize, a by E. Annie Proulx. Pulitzer Prize winning novel, reviewed & recommended.Critics Consensus: Though solidly made and acted, The Shipping News is rather heavy-handed and dull, especially given the nature of its protagonist.You can help the Duluth Shipping News keep this web cam going. Please consider a donation of any amount. Click on the Donate button to go to the PayPal website and BIG NEWS for our Customers – Annie’s Designs is now offering FREE SHIPPING on ALL Orders over $150.. For the month of February. Free shipping only available for Plot summary, cast and crew information, trailer, and user comments.