A Celebration of Humor:
The 2015 Thurber Birthday Gala
Join us for a special evening of humor for James Thurber's 121st birthday!
Thursday, December 3, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
The Westin Columbus
310 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Join us for a special evening of humor for James Thurber's 121st birthday, featuring John Kenney, winner of the 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor.
John Kenney has worked as a copywriter in New York City for seventeen years. He has been a contributor to the New Yorker magazine since 1999. Some of his work appears in a collection of the New Yorker's humor writing, Disquiet, Please! Kenney's Thurber Prize-winning novel, Truth in Advertising, is a wickedly funny, honest, and ultimately moving story about the absurdity of corporate life, the complications of love, and the meaning of family. Kenney lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Both individual and corporate packages are available. Individual tickets are $150, and corporate tables are available for $2,500. For more information about sponsoring this event or purchasing a corporate table, call Thurber House at 614-464-1032 x.12. Individual ticket sales will begin soon!