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 highest recognition of humor writing in the country; month-long residencies for writers of adult and children's literature; author readings; writing classes for children and adults; and a museum of Thurber memorabilia. Thurber House is a unique national treasure.