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2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

  2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

The Thurber Prize for American Humor, one of the highest recognitions of the art of humor writing in the United States, is presented annually to one author of exceptional humor writing. This hilarious red carpet event is held in James Thurber’s hometown of Columbus, Ohio. The three Thurber Prize finalists all read from their nominated […]

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Teen Open Mic Night

  Teen Open Mic Night

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can’t find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It’s that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: William Matson and the Crazy Horse Family

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: William Matson and the Crazy Horse Family

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Join William Matson and Crazy Horse family elder Floyd […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Rafael Rosado

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Rafael Rosado

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Rafael Rosado is a writer, director, and storyboard artist, […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Brock Clarke

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Brock Clarke

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Part travelogue across Europe, part caper, part crime thriller, […]

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Teen Open Mic Night

  Teen Open Mic Night

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can’t find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It’s that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people […]

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Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

  Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

Thurber House is pleased to present Tayari Jones, award-winning author of An American Marriage, in partnership with Denison University. An American Marriage was a 2018 selection for Oprah’s Book Club; a 2018 best book of the year selection for NPR, Time, Bustle, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon.com; and winner of the 2019 Women’s Prize […]

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