After the Nashville Scene called Literary Death Match "a dazzling, vital presentation of contemporary work that was as engaging as the best concerts, plays and stand-up comedy sets I've ever seen, all rolled into one" how could we stay away? We're teaming once again with the Southern Festival of Books for a night to remember at the War Memorial Auditorium for a night of lit, comedy, wit and wonder. Be there!
In a debut that'll change lives, Literary Death Match heads to the literary haven of Oxford, Mississippi for the first time with an all-star lineup that'll blow minds, thrill, wow and hilarify in all kinds of ways. It'd be a travesty if you missed it!
October 7, 2015 — After nearly four years away from Orlando, Literary Death Match teamed with Burrow Press for an event at Mad Cow Theatre that wowed from end to end, with the night finishing with David James Poissant outdueling co-finalist Kristen Arnett in a sudden-death Lone Star Lit finale that won Poissant the LDM Orlando, Ep. 3 crown.
Full details coming shortly!
October 6, 2015 — For what was the night of every single audience member's life (we're projecting here), Literary Death Match joined hands with the London Literature Festival for a Southbank Centre showcase that ended with Jami Attenberg outlasting co-finalist Inua Ellams in a wild Author Jumble finale by 14-12 to win her the LDM London, Ep. 53 crown.
In a clear show that the world is a brilliant place, we're heading back to fantastic Austin to team with the geniuses at the Texas Book Festival for a Lit Crawl Austin event that will be one of the greatest showcases of lit and wit on human record. And the best part: it's free, free, free!
In what we hope to make an annual spectacular, Literary Death Match debuts at St. James Studio for a "Best of Edinburgh Fringe" showcase featuring some of the most talented performers on the planet, in one literary, comedic, whimsical, oddball cavalcade that'll thrill you in every single direction. Don't miss it!
For our Bluegrass State debut, Literary Death Match is teaming with the bright minds at Louisville Literary Arts for their Writer's Block Festival to put together a wild and wily night of literature, laughs, absurdity and all things in between at the Haymarket Whiskey Bar. Don't dare miss it!
This week on iTunes: LDM LA, Ep. 38 (July 21, 2015) at Hammer Museum. Judges: Jerry Stahl (Permanent Midnight); Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men); Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia). Readers: Amelia Gray (Gutshot); Jillian Lauren (Everything You Ever Wanted); Liana Maeby (South on Highland); Sarah Tomlinson (Good Girl). Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Subscribe now!