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Friday
Feb242017

Feb. 24 (State Theatre Centre)

Australia, we're coming your way! Thanks to the Perth Writers Festival, LDM's long-awaited debut Down Under will make for the most magical night in southern hemispheric history. Join for a night riddled with wit, lit, surprise and a little absurdity to top it all off. Don't miss this historic night. Preorder now!

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Thursday
Feb232017

March 3 (at The Globe)

In what's become an annual tradition, Literary Death Match heads back to the glory of West Texas as we team up with the Odessa Shakespeare Festival for a rollicking night of literature, wise-cracking, and all things in between. Preorder now!

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Wednesday
Feb222017

March 8 (at The Bell House)

In our noisy return to Brooklyn's Bell House, Literary Death Match continues our run of shows in Protest of the happenings at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with a can't-miss night of literature, comedy and absurdity — all in the hopes of making the world feel marginally sane. Be there! 

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Tuesday
Feb212017

April 5 (at Southbank Centre)

For our 2017 London debut, we're teaming with the brillianteurs behind The Good Immigrant for a immigrant-fueled night of words, whimsy and a bit of wildness at Southbank Centre that'll leave you happy, heartened and heaving with knowledge. Preorder now!

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Saturday
Feb112017

Washington, D.C., Ep. 7

February 11, 2017 — For our AWP Spectacular, Literary Death Match headed to Black Cat in the nation's capital, as we teamed with Painted Bride Quarterly for a magical night that saw Roger Reeves narrowly topple Safiya Sinclair in American Psycho or American President? to win Reeves the LDM D.C., Ep. 7 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jan182017

Our Pivot Towards Protest

On the night of November 8, when it had become clear that Donald J. Trump was going to be the next…oh, god, don’t make me say it…President of the United States, I turned to my oldest friend, on the couch next to me, and said, “For the next four years we’re going to see some incredible art.”

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Wednesday
Jan112017

This Week: Brooklyn, Ep. 8

This week on iTunes: LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 8 (January 24, 2017) at The Bell House. Judges: Heben Nigatu (Another Round); Carson Kressley (Queer Eye); Akilah Hughes (YouTuber); Roy Wood, Jr. (The Daily Show). Readers: Porochista Khakpour (The Last Illusion); Ashley C. Ford (writer/editor); Min Jin Lee (Pachinko); Daniel Alarcón (Lost City Radio). Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Subscribe now!

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Wednesday
Jun012016

Judged by Daniel Handler

Congratulations to Karen Harryman's story "The World Is Never So Kind" winner the first-ever Literary Death Match's 250-Word Bookmark Contest judged by Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket). Karen wins $1,000, and her story will appear on a bookmark distributed to all LDM events through 2016. The two runners-up: Carmiel Banasky and Tessa White who will each receive $100. All finalists will be invited to read at LDM events.

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Friday
May132016

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