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Thurber Prize for American Humor

Congratulations to the three finalists for the 2016 Thurber Prize!

The winner of the 2016 Thurber Prize for American Humor will be announced at a ceremony on September 26 at Carolines on Broadway in New York.

The 2016 Thurber Prize is to be conferred upon the author and publisher of the outstanding book of humor writing published in the United States between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2015. The Thurber Prize for American Humor is the nation's highest recognition of the art of humor writing. The award carries with it a $5,000 prize and a commemorative crystal plaque for the winning author.

 

The three esteemed judges for the 2016 Thurber Prize for American Humor are:


Click here to see the past winners of the Thurber Prize

Thanks to a family fund of The Columbus Foundation and to the Greater Columbus Arts Council for support of this program.