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November 18 (Standard Hotel)

For our final Literary Death Match of 2017, we're off to the Miami Book Fair for an Author Party event at The Standard Hotel on Miami Beach which will blow your mind in several wonderful directions at once. Lineup coming soon!

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Austin, Ep. 12

November 4, 2017 — For our annual Austin drop-in, Literary Death Match once again teamed with the Texas Book Festival for a Lit Crawl-fueled night of splendiferousness at The North Door that saw Rakesh Satyal narrowly topple Melissa Febos in a wild Literary Spelling Bee III finale by a single point to win Satyal the LDM Austin, Ep. 12 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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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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Timișoara, Ep. 1

October 28, 2017 — In a debut for the ages, Literary Death Match teamed with the Festivalul Internațional de Literatură de la Timișoara, for a brilliant night at the gorgeous National Theatre and Opera House that ended with V​. Leac (with help from first-round competitor L​ivia Ștefan) narrowly defeated Cosmina Moroșan in a Literary Visual Riddles finale by a 4-3 score to win V. Leac the LDM Timișoara, Ep. 1 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

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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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Future LDMs

10th: Tulsa
11th: SF (at The Battery)
12th: SF (at Contemporary Jewish Museum)

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