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Saturday
Oct142017

Nashville, Ep. 4

October 14, 2017 — In our triumphant return to Nashville, Literary Death Match is once again teaming up with the Southern Festival of Books for a brilliant night of weird that saw Ciona D. Rouse narrowly defeat Odie Lindsey in an American Psycho or American President? finale in sudden-death overtime to win Rouse the LDM Nashville, Ep. 4 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Oct122017

Calgary, Ep. 5

October 12, 2017 — For our annual visit to glorious Calgary, Literary Death Match returned to Wordfest for a YA spectacular at Big Secret Theatre that was pure delight from end-to-end, finishing with Alice Kuipers, narrowly outdueling Susan Juby in an extraordinary double-finale (Visual Literary Riddles + American Psycho or American President?) to win Kuipers the LDM Calgary, Ep. 5 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Friday
Oct062017

SF, Ep. 64

October 7, 2017 — For our glorious return to SF, Literary Death Match returned to Elbo Room for a sensational night of words, comedy and wonderment presented by Litquake, that saw JiaJing Liu outduel Molly Giles in  a down-to-the-wire Visual Literary Riddles finale that won Liu the LDM SF, Ep. 64 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Saturday
Sep162017

Salt Lake City, Ep. 5

September 16, 2017 — In one of our favorite annual traditions, Literary Death Match returned to the Utah Humanities Book Festival for a brilliant night of literary and comedic zing that finished with Abraham Smith outdueling Franny Choi in a American Psycho or American President? finale to win his record 5th LDM medal, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Tuesday
Sep122017

Brooklyn, Ep. 11

September 12, 2017 — For the first time (and not the last!), Literary Death Match teamed with the masterminds at Brooklyn Book Festival, in a blazing return to The Bell House — a brilliant night that saw Sam Sax narrowly topple Melissa Febos in a wily Literary Visual Riddles finale by a closer-than-it-looks score of 1010-11, winning Sax the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 11 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Sep072017

London, Ep. 63

September 7, 2017 — To celebrate the launch of Adam Kay's hilarious memoir — This is Going to Hurt — Literary Death Match returned to The Phoenix in Cavendish Square for a rollicking, comedy-fueled night that saw Kay outduel Mona Arshi in a bitter Visual Literary Riddle battle by a 4-2 score, winnning Kay the LDM London crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jul262017

London, Ep. 62

July 26, 2017 — To present a mid-summer night's lit and comedic dream, we dipped underground into the Miranda Bar at Shoreditch's Ace Hotel for a sterling night that saw Roger Robinson topple Clair Whitefield in a down-to-the-wire Literary Spelling Bee III battle that won Robinson the LDM London, Ep. 63 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Saturday
Jul152017

SF, Ep. 63

July 15, 2017 — After too many moons away, Literary Death Match teamed with Lit Camp for a wowing return to the Elbo Room, a perfect distraction from the crash-and-burn administration festering in our White House, in an event that saw Jason Bayani outduel Yalitza Ferreras in a hotly contested battle of American Psycho or American President?, winning Bayani the LDM SF, Ep. 63 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Jul132017

Reno, Ep. 1

July 13, 2017 — In what will undoubtedly be called "a debut for the ages," Literary Death Match headed to The Biggest Little City in the World as we teamed with the Artown Festival for a magical night that saw Mark Maynard outduel Vogue Robinson in a Lone Star Lit battle that went down to the wire, winning Maynard the LDM Reno, Ep. 1 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Brooklyn, Ep. 10

July 12, 2017 — To defeat the scald of Brooklyn summer, Literary Death Match returned to the ever-cool of The Bell House for a night that saw the first-ever four-finalist finale, in which Lisa Ko outdueled Rakesh Satyal, Jamie Brickhouse and Lauren Duca, in a tense Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win Ko the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 10 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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