A gathering place for readers, writers, and Thurber enthusiasts of all ages.

Celebrating the written word for the education and entertainment of the broadest possible audience and continuing the legacy of James Thurber. Our programs include the Thurber Prize for American Humor, the only such recognition of humor writing in the country; a month-long residency for writers of children's literature; author readings; writing classes for children and adults; and a museum of Thurber memorabilia. Thurber House is a unique national treasure.

Thurber House Year in Review

From Evenings with Authors to Summer Writing Camp, 2017 was full of good times, good friends, and literary adventures for all ages. Whatever connects you to Thurber House, we love to share it with you. CLICK HERE to view our Year in Review photo gallery.