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Future LDMs

5th: Ogden, UT (Utah Humanities Book Festival)
12th: Fairfax, VA (Fall for the Book Festival)
15th: San Francisco, CA (Litquake Festival)
16th: Calgary, AB (WordFest Festival)
26th: Austin, TX (Texas Book Festival)

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Twin Cities, Ep. 14

May 11, 2019 — In our grand return to the Twin Cities, Literary Death Match headed to The Loft's inaugural Worldplay festival for a knockout night at Lit Crawl that saw Will McGrath outlast Bao Phi in a wild Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win McGrath the LDM Twin Cities Ep. 14 crown, and literary immortality to go with it. 

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Berkeley, Ep. 2

May 5, 2019 — In our first-ever Middle Grade Edition (authors read, middle graders judge), Literary Death Match once again teamed with the Bay Area Book Festival for a noon-time hour of literary acrobatics that saw Anna Meriano pull off a late surge of awesome to defeat Steve Bramucci in a Literary Spelling Bee to win Meriano the LDM Berkeley, Ep. 2 medal, and literary immortality to go with it. 

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Judged by Roxane Gay

We’re over-the-moon to announce the winner of our second-ever Literary Death Match 250-Word Bookmark Contest judged by Roxane Gay (LDM Chicago, Ep. 7 champion): She Is Singing by Eleanor Lane! Eleanor will receive $1,000. The two runners-up (runner-ups?) receive $100, each. (It's runners-up, by the way.) All finalists will be invited to read at LDM events near where they live.

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