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  we're bringing funny back. the 21st annual       thurber prize for american humor   Friday, april 22, 2022   live from lincoln theatre. get tickets.

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21st prize semi-finalists

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Host Committee
Thurber House thanks the Thurber Prize Host Committee for its financial support of this year’s Prize. We could not host this annual event without the generosity of these individuals. If you are interested in Host Committee sponsorship, please reach out to Laurie Lathan at Thurber House at llathan@thurberhouse.org
Committee Chair
Denise Mirman


The Thurber Family
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Paula Cole & Jacob Ledford
Mary Coppolo
Mike & Paige Crane
Rebecca Perry Damsen & Benjamin Towle
Lisa Eschleman
Amanpal Garcha & Danielle Demko
Fred & Debra Hadley
Elizabeth Howard & Whit Vann
Steven & Stacy Katz
Mary Lazarus
Win & Roberta Logan
Jon & Suzanne Lucas
Katherine & Doug Matthews
Sara & Kevin McCain
Joshua & Theresa McClurg-Genevese
Erin Moriarty
Barbie & Jim Tootle
Tim & Beckie Vargo
Paul & Sandra Watkins
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the all new thurber prize

we're back and better than ever.

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Return

The Prize is now officially back home in Columbus, OH— James Thurber's very own. Welcome home, Thurber.

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uplift

The goal of Thurber Prize has been and always will be to highlight and uplift humorists through this distinct honor and recognition.

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preserve

The art of humor is here to stay. Through the work of Thurber House and Thurber Prize, the legacy of James Thurber and the art of humor are here to stay.

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celebrate

Back with an all-new show written and developed by local Columbus creatives, strap in and get ready for an evening of "funny". Mark Twain meets the Tony Awards.

meet the

21st prize semi-finalists

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