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!
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!
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.
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.”
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!
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.