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July 12 (Studio des Ursilines)

In our annual return to the City of Light, Literary Death Match is once again teaming with the Paris American Academy Writing Workshop for a brilliant eve in the 5eme (the arrondissement that Hemingway built — right?) that will be riddled with literary smarts, loveliness aboudn and comedy en masse. Don't dare miss it! Preorder now!

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July 16 (at Avram Theater)

For our first-ever trip to The Hamptons, Literary Death Match is teaming with TSR: The Southampton Review and the Southampton Writers Conference for a star-studded night of literary brilliance, whimsy en masse, and a touch of absurdity to boot. It'll be a debut to remember, and this lineup is just too good to miss. So preorder now!

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July 25 (at Southbank Centre)

For a mid-summer night's classic, Literary Death Match returns to the Southbank Centre for a lit-minded spectacle of spoken words, comedic delightments and some silliness thrown in for best effect. Come witness the greatest Monday night your summer 2016 will ever know. Preorder now!

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London, Ep. 58

June 23, 2016 — To celebrate the wonders of Indie Bookshop Week, Literary Death Match headed to Foyles Charing Cross Road for a brilliant night of lit, wit and rambunctiousness that saw Bridget Minamore outduel David Sanger in an all-out battle of Poet v. Footballer that Minamore won by a score of 9-6, winning her the LDM London, Ep. 58 crown.

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August 1 (at Soho House LDN)

Al Murray — multi-award-winning comedian (as himself and as The Pub Landlord), author (Watching War Films With My Dad) and drummer — sits down for an intimate conversation with Literary Death Match host Adrian Todd Zuniga, as they spend a lightning-quick hour to discuss comedy, alter-egos, music, the state of politics, everything in between.

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Judged by Daniel Handler

Thanks to all who submitted to Literary Death Match's 250-Word Bookmark Contest judged by Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket, a.k.a. LDM SF, Ep. 4 champion). Finalists will announced soon, soon. 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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This Week: Stephen Tobolowsky

This week on iTunes: LDM Presents...Stephen Tobolowsky (April 4, 2016) at Soho House West Hollywood. Tobolowsky — actor, author, podcast host and musician — sits down for an intimate conversation with Adrian Todd Zuniga, as they discuss storytelling, performance, laughter, getting it right and everything in between. Subscribe now!

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Future LDMs

17th: SF (Elbo Room)
23rd: Missoula, MT
24th: Champaign, IL
27th: Chicago
28th: Twin Cities


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