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Tuesday
Oct022018

Oct. 10 (at DJD Dance Centre)

Calgary, we're coming home (at least you make it feel like home)! In our annual appearance at Wordfest, Literary Death Match returns for a wild and lit-fueled night of words, quips, and a touch of the absurd with a lineup that's a total knockout. Click here to see the full lineup and guarantee you'll see it by preordering now!

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Sunday
Sep232018

October 17 (at Elbo Room)

In our annual return to the wonder of Litquake, Literary Death Match returns to Elbo Room for a wily, vibrant night of readings, wit-fueled commentary, and a game-show finish. It's going to be magic. Click here to see the full lineup and guarantee you'll see it by preordering now!

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Wednesday
Sep122018

Brooklyn, Ep. 13

September 12, 2018 — In an exhilarating night of lit, wit and wild, Literary Death Match returned to Littlefield for a Brooklyn Book Festival fun-stravaganza that saw Jenn Baker outduel Alexis Stodghill in a down-to-the-wire battle of Arithme-Lit to win Baker the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 13 crown, and literary immortality to go with it. 

 

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Thursday
Aug162018

Boston, Ep. 16

September 11, 2018 — After three-and-a-half years away, Literary Death Match returned to Boston for a genius night of weirdness and literary triumph, that saw Jonathan Escoffery outduel fellow finalist Serina Gousby in a down-to-the-wire battle of Arithme-Lit to win Escoffery the LDM Boston, Ep. 16 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Aug082018

Green Man Festival, Ep. 1

August 18, 2018 — In our first foray into an event at a National Park, Literary Death Match headed to the Green Man Festival in Brecon Beacons, Wales for an afternoon delight that saw Rebecca Tantony narrowly outduel Susie Wild in sudden death during a One Star Wonder finale, winning Tantony the LDM Green Man, Ep. 1 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Mar082018

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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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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Wednesday
Jun012016

Future LDMs

October:
10th: Calgary
11th: Midland/Odessa, TX
13th: George Mason’s Fall for the Book (Fairfax, VA)
16th: Salt Lake City (Sugar Club)
27th: Austin (The North Door)

November: 
17th: Miami

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Friday
May132016

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