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2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM

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 books, and at the close of the event, the winner will be announced and presented with the 2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor. This is the event of the year—don’t miss it!

The 2019 Thurber Prize for American Humor

Presented by the American Electric Power Foundation

October 23, 2019

Emceed by WOSU Radio Host Christopher Purdy

The Lincoln Theatre — 769 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43203

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The Lincoln Theatre
Columbus, OH 43203
Event Type


Thurber House

Date / Time

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


(614) 464-1032
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