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Saturday
Nov052016

Austin, Ep. 11

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.

Here's the full lineup from the night:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit:
Alyssa Harad, author of Coming to My Senses and the award-winning perfume blog Now Smell This
Performance: Bob Khosravi
, Austin-based standup comedian
Intangibles: Zach Anner, author of If At Birth You Don't Succeed and host of Rollin' with Zach on OWN

READERS:
Round 1:
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Teddy Wayne, Whiting Award-winning author of Loner, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine and Kapitoil
* Amy Gentry
, journalist and author of Good as Gone
Round 2:
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Jason Neulander, the mind behind The Intergalactic Nemesis, and founder of Salvage Vanguard Theater
* Natalia Sylvester, author of the debut novel Chasing the Sun

Hosted by David Crabb, presenter for The Moth StorySlam & author of New York Times Critics' Pick Bad Kid

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