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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

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. In Urban Contemporary History Month: Poems, Scott Woods interrogates […]

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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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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Andra Gillum

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Andra Gillum

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! We invite readers of all ages to enjoy this literary picnic with Andra Gillum. Andra is a […]

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Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Margaret Peterson Haddix

  Thurber House $5 Pop Up Event: Margaret Peterson Haddix

Join New York Times bestselling author and Ohio native, Margaret Peterson Haddix, for an afternoon on the Thurber House lawn. Haddix’s remarkably diverse output of books for children and young adults has made a bestseller of every new book she writes. She is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

  Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

MONDAY, MAY 20 Building Your Author Platform: How to Build a Network and Audience to Attract Book Publishers Instructor: Brooke Preston In today’s climate, publishers still care about content . . but they increasingly also care about an author’s “platform.” Even a great premise may be passed by if an author is perceived to have […]

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Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

  Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

SATURDAY, MAY 18 Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers Instructors: Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and Melissa Weber, MA Join creativity consultant Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and writing instructor Melissa L. Weber, MA for a unique master class that will help you tap into your creative resources, give you techniques to improve your craft, and offer […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button

  Adult Writing Workshop: Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button

MONDAY, MAY 13 Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button Instructor: Kathy Matthews You’re a writer, not a publisher. So, how are you supposed to navigate the confusing swamp of self-publishing? Learn ten ways, big and small, that will help you produce your best book . . . […]

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