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Writing Humor in Uncertain Times - Writer's Digest
Awarded annually, the Thurber Prize for American Humor is one of the highest recognitions of the art of humor writing in the United States. A panel of national judges selects three finalists from eight or nine semi-finalists. The three finalists are required to attend the awards ceremony in Columbus, Ohio. Guests are entertained during a spectacular evening of humor culminating with the announcement of the winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor. Click here for the submission rules and guidelines.