November 19, 2016 — Our annual drop-in to the Miami Book Fair International (at the author's party) was a single hour of absolute bliss, a magical show that finished with Kim Addonizio toppling Ali Eteraz in a fierce Lone Star Lit II battle that went down to the wire, with Addonizio nailing the final question to win her the LDM Miami, Ep. 8 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
November 15, 2016 — For our first post-election event, Literary Death Match returned for our annual team-up with Burrow Press for a magical evening at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center that saw Suzannah Gilman topple Ama McKinley in a LDM Quiz of Death battle that went to sudden death before Gilman nailed the final answer, winning her the LDM Orlando, Ep. 4 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
November 5, 2016 — On what was an absolutely magical night riddled with whimsy, Literary Death Match teamed with the brillianteurs at Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival for an evening of wonder that finished with Rivka Galchen narrowly toppling co-finalist Jason Reynolds in a knock-down/drag-out Lone Star Lit II battle, winning Galchen the LDM Portland, Ep. 3 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
November 5, 2016 — For our annual Austin spectacular, Literary Death Match returned to Texas as part of the kick-off to Lit Crawl Austin at The North Door, and after many literary and comedic fireworks the night ended with Amy Gentry taking down Jason Neulander in a battle of American Psycho or Trump? to win Gentry the LDM Austin, Ep. 11 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
With our election anxiety at an all-time high, Literary Death Match headed to the sanity of Canada for our return to Vancouver — and more specifically the Fox Cabaret. The Sad Mag-presented event finished with Lucia Misch outdueling Jayson McDonald in a back-and-forth battle of Lone Star Lit, before Misch scored the final answer, winning her the LDM Vancouver, Ep. 3 crown and literary immortality to go with it.
October 16, 2016 — Literary Death Match returned to London for Southbank Centre's brilliant London Literature Festival, and living up the the festival's theme — Living in Future Times — LDM delivered a showcase of some of the best for years to come, ending with Luisa Omielan outdueling Paula Varjack in a Cyrillic Off that won her the LDM London, Ep. 60 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
October 14, 2016 — Literary Death Match returned to Vermont — once again teaming with the Brattleboro Literary Festival for the 5th year in a row — in a brilliant affair that saw Porochista Khakpour topple Mia Alvar in a hard-fought Quiz of Death that won Khakpour the LDM Brattleboro, Ep. 5 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
To celebrate Literary Death Match's 10-Year Anniversary, we returned to the glory of Portland, Maine, and more specifically: Space Gallery for an all-out war of words and wit that ended with Sarah Braunstein outdueling Cate Marvin in a tense game of Lone Star Lit II, winning Braunstein the LDM Portland, Ep. 6 crown and literary immortality to go with it.
October 12, 2016 — Literary Death Match returned to Calgary for our annual showcase at Wordfest (at the sold-out Arts Commons' Big Secret Theatre) where Aaron Paquette toppled C.C. Humphreys in sudden-death overtime in a battle of Lone Star Lit II, to win Paquette the LDM Calgary, Ep. 4 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.
October 11, 2016 — After too many moons away, Literary Death Match returned to the glories of Largo at the Coronet for a whizbang affair that finished with Karen Harryman outdueling Meliza Bañales in a no-holds barred Quiz of Death that won Harryman the LDM LA, Ep. 46 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.