November 21, 2013 — After an awful-long absence, Literary Death Match returned to the House that Sandburg Built — and more specifically the Empty Bottle — for a night of Windy City brilliance that saw Lindsay Hunter outduel Danielle Susi in a Lone Star Lit finale by a score of 43-40 to win Hunter the LDM Chicago, Ep. 8 crown.
November 20, 2013 — To celebrate our 10th-ever Twin Cities episode Literary Death Match teamed with some of the region's lit-finest (Paper Darts, Revolver & The Tangential) at St. Paul's Amsterdam Bar & Hall to witness Team Neil Hilborn outduel Team Andy Sturdevant by a closer-than-it-appears final score of 55-30 to win Hilborn the LDM Twin Cities, Ep. 10 crown.
November 14, 2013 — In the splendor of San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum, Literary Death Match teamed with Reboot to celebrate the launch of Unscrolled, and the memorable night to finished in brilliant fashion as Josh Healey caught fire in the Literary Judaic Pictionary finale to topple co-finalist Rebecca Bortman by a score of 14-1 to win Healey the LDM SF, Ep. 51 crown.
November 12, 2013 — To celebrate the numerology of the moment, Literary Death Match returned to LA on 11/12/13 with a rocket-fueled lineup at Busby's East that ended when Rachel Shukert outlasted co-finalist Carson Mell in a hotly contested Literary Spelling Bee II finale by a score of 24-19, to win Shukert the LDM LA, Ep. 25 crown.
November 6, 2013 — After two talent-blazing Brooklyn events, Literary Death Match returned to its birthplace — the Lower East Side — for a Cake Shop spectacular that saw Ashley Cardiff outlast co-finalist Jenny Zhang in a hotly-contested edition of Literary Spelling Bee II, as Cardiff won it all by a single point, securing her the Literary Death Match NYC crown.
November 5, 2013 — In Literary Death Match's victorious return to Quinnipiac University for our second-ever episode in Connecticut, it was Sam Austin who narrowly outshined co-finalist Joe Virgillito in a wild game of Literary Pictionary that finished with a closer-than-it-appears score of 13-3 to win Austin the LDM Quinnipiac crown.
October 26, 2013 — In the greatest morning masterclash in literary history, Literary Death Match returned to the Texas Book Festival (and the Paramount Theatre) for a humdinger that finished with Team Chris L.Terry outdueling Team Sasha West by a final score of 63-49 in Lone Star Lit finale that won Terry the LDM Austin, Ep. 6 crown.
October 24, 2013 — In a brilliantly successful return to Salt Lake City, Literary Death Match's partnership with the Utah Humanities Book Festival offered up a wild night of whimsy and smarts that ended with Sara Zarr out dueling co-finalist Melissa Bond 10-5 in a hotly contested Pulitzer Pictionary finale that won Zarr the LDM Salt Lake City, Ep. 2 crown.
October 18, 2013 — A year in the make, Literary Death Match returned to its spiritual home for a night to remember, as we teamed with Litquake for our magical 50th episode in San Francisco, that saw Jane Smiley narrowly out-guess co-finalist Sonya Renee Taylor 10-8 in a hair-raisingly close Pulitzer Prize Pictionary finale to win Smiley the LDM SF, Ep. 50 crown.
October 17, 2013 — In our annual tradition of awesome, Literary Death Match headed back to Oklahoma to live — for one inspiring night — on Tulsa time with Booksmart Tulsa, and what a night it was! After a stellar pair of rounds, This Land Press' Joshua Kline out-Author Jumbled co-finalist Barry Friedman by a time of 19.4 seconds to win the LDM Tulsa, Ep. 3 crown!