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Wednesday
Jul262017

July 26 (at Ace Hotel)

To present you with a mid-summer night's lit and comedic dream, Literary Death Match is dipping underground — into the Miranda Bar at Shoreditch's Ace Hotel — for a must-see night of readings, repartee and rambunctiousness. Plus, a few dashes of magic. Click for the full lineup or preorder now!

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Tuesday
Jul252017

Judged by Roxane Gay

We’re thrilled to announce the second-ever Literary Death Match 250-Word Bookmark Contest judged by the thrillingly brilliant Roxane Gay (LDM Chicago, Ep. 7 champion). The winner will receive $1,000. The two runners-up (runner-ups?) will receive $100. (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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Saturday
Jul152017

SF, Ep. 63

July 15, 2017 — After too many moons away, Literary Death Match teamed with Lit Camp for a wowing return to the Elbo Room, a perfect distraction from the crash-and-burn administration festering in our White House, in an event that saw Jason Bayani outduel Yalitza Ferreras in a hotly contested battle of American Psycho or American President?, winning Bayani the LDM SF, Ep. 63 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Jul132017

Reno, Ep. 1

July 13, 2017 — In what will undoubtedly be called "a debut for the ages," Literary Death Match headed to The Biggest Little City in the World as we teamed with the Artown Festival for a magical night that saw Mark Maynard outduel Vogue Robinson in a Lone Star Lit battle that went down to the wire, winning Maynard the LDM Reno, Ep. 1 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Brooklyn, Ep. 10

July 12, 2017 — To defeat the scald of Brooklyn summer, Literary Death Match returned to the ever-cool of The Bell House for a night that saw the first-ever four-finalist finale, in which Lisa Ko outdueled Rakesh Satyal, Jamie Brickhouse and Lauren Duca, in a tense Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win Ko the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 10 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Friday
Jul072017

The Hamptons, Ep. 2

July 7, 2017 — Literary Death Match returned to The Hamptons for a spectacular at Guild Hall in East Hampton, sponsored by EAST Magazine — a stellar night that saw Elna Baker outduel Chimene Suleyman in a Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win Baker the LDM Hamptons, Ep. 2 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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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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Friday
May132016

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