first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Memoirist who wrote about priest dad wins Thurber prize COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman who wrote a memoir about having a married Roman Catholic priest for a father has won the country’s top humour writing prize.Patricia Lockwood, author of “Priestdaddy,” received the Thurber Prize for American Humor last week in Columbus, Ohio.The Thurber House literary centre and museum awards the prize each year. The house is the boyhood home of humorist James Thurber.Comedian Trevor Noah won last year for “Born a Crime,” his memoir about growing up in South Africa.This year’s other finalists were: Jenny Allen, author of the essay collection “Would Everybody Please Stop? Reflections on Life and Other Bad Ideas,” and John Hodgman, author of the collection of true stories, “Vacationland.”The Associated Presscenter_img by The Associated Press Posted Dec 11, 2018 12:33 pm PDTlast_img

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