To smarten up and hilarify your May, Literary Death Match returns to our LA home: Largo at the Coronet for a sharp-minded night of brilliance, literary spectacle and belly laughs. Come join us so we can dazzle your elbow patches clean off. Preorder now!
April 29, 2016 — To end April with a bang, we once again teamed with the Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program for the Lit Life Poetry Festival, a poet-rich affair that ended with Neil Babcox outdueling fellow finalist Nicole Zuckerman in a down-to-the-wire Anti-Book Burning Basketball finale by a score of 6-5 to win Babcox the LDM Montgomery County, Ep. 2 crown.
Feeling frisky after the release of our all-new web show (LDM Book Report), Literary Death Match is heading back to our Brookyn home at The Bell House for a sterling night of wit, lit and comedy with gems and stars galore. Join us for a night to remember!
This week on iTunes: LDM Presents...Elizabeth Day (February 15, 2016) at The Groucho. Day, an award-winning journalist (and features writer for The Observer) and award-winning novelist, sits down for an intimate conversation with Literary Death Match host Adrian Todd Zuniga, as they discuss writing, feminism, social media and everything in between. Subscribe now!
We’re thrilled to announce Literary Death Match's 250-Word Bookmark Contest judged by the inimitable Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket, a.k.a. LDM SF, Ep. 4 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.
To celebrate the wonders of Indie Bookshop Week, Literary Death Match is heading to Foyles Charing Cross Road for a brilliant night of literature, witticisms, rambunctiousness and lit quips galore. Come join us for a fantastic night like none other in one of the great independent bookshops in the world. Preorder now!
Congratulations to Parker Posey (LDM NYC, Ep. 45 performance judge) — LDM's March Litness Champion! She beat Key & Peele's Keegan-Michael Key (LDM LA, Ep. 18 intangibles judge) by 57% to 43% of the vote. Our hope: do it all over again next year, but even weirder. Thanks for voting!