May 18, 2015 — For our biggest-ever London show, we took over the Spiegeltent at London Wonderground on the South Bank for an electric night — sponsored by Picador — that finished with Nat Luurtsema narrowly outdueling Amber Tamblyn in a sudden-death One Star Wonder finale to win Luurtsema the LDM London, Ep. 49 crown.
May 14, 2015 — In preparation for our first-ever Edinburgh Fringe run in August (23rd-30th), Literary Death Match headed to the The Mash House for a calamity of the highest literary-witerary-oddballerary order that finished with Graeme Macrae Burnet outdueling Lucy Ribchester in a hotly-contested battle of Literary Spelling Bee II that won Burnet the LDM Edinburgh, Ep. 9 crown.
May 13, 2015 — Literary Death Match returned to Ireland's capital with a lineup aimed at bringing the house down at The Grand Social, and that's exactly what happened, as the sterling night finished with Alvy Carragher outdueling James Moran in a somewhat baffling Literary Charades finale featuring great Irish books to win Carragher the LDM Dublin, Ep. 9 crown.
May 5, 2015 — To kick off a three-shows-in-one-month London run, we teamed with Quercus Books to bring LDM to the The Ace Hotel in Shoreditch for a night that featured an endless array of literary talent, judging loveliness and a wild finale that culminated with Team Tom Moran outdueling Team Jessica Cornwell in a down-to-the-wire game of Literary Musical Chairs to win Moran the LDM London, Ep. 48 crown.
April 25, 2015 — To close out an insane April, Literary Death Match headed to southeast Pennsylvania to partner with the Montgomery County Poet Laureate program to celebrate National Poetry Month in style. The fantastic night ended with Ryan Torres outlasting Autumn Konopka by a score of 12-11 in a hotly contested battle in Literary Spelling Bee II, winning Torres the LDM Montgomery County, Ep. 1 crown.
April 24, 2015 — In what was a triumph of great literary and oddball magnitude, Literary Death Match returned to Edith Wharton's The Mount — our second event in her stable! — for what a chilly, magical night of exceeding talent and wiseacre whimsy that ended with Jedediah Berry outlasting Courtney Maum in sudden death overtime in a wild battle of Literary Spelling Bee II to win Berry the LDM Berkshires, Ep. 2 crown.
April 22, 2015 — After more than a year away from Beantown (we missed you!), Literary Death Match returned in a blaze of lit and comedic glory for a night of every which awesome imaginable that ended with Javed Jahangir outlasting Stacey Resnikoff in a wild game of Literary Charades, winning Jahangir the LDM Boston, Ep. 15 crown.
April 21, 2015 — To celebrate all that is literarily and comedically glorious about Brooklyn, Literary Death Match debuted at The Bell House, for a night of brilliant text, calamitous judging, and an oddball Literary Charades finish that saw Kent Russell topple Lane Moore in sudden death overtime to win the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 4 crown.
April 19, 2015 — April's a cruel month? Not on our watch! On a whimsy-filled night, Literary Death Match teamed with the cast of HBO's Silicon Valley and the LA Times Festival of Books for a Festival After Dark event at Largo that won hearts, minds and every other part of everyone's body as Atticus Lish outlasted Porochista Khakpour in a back-and-forth Lone Star Lit finale, winning Lish the LDM LA, Ep. 37 crown.
April 15, 2015 — With a spring in our step, we stumbled head-first into London Book & Screen Week with a book & film themed-show at Foyles on Charing Cross Road that featured, amongst other things: lit brilliance, hijinks, oddity, hilarity and it all ended with an Adapted or Original? finale that saw Ali Catterall outlast Ian Kelly 4-3 to win him the LDM London, Ep. 47 crown.