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Helsinki, Ep. 4

March 29, 2014 — In what's become an annual tradition, Literary Death Match returned to brilliant Helsinki (and more specifically Korjaamo) for a night of lavish lit and rib-tickling judging as part of the Korjaamo Book Market for an event that saw Harri Hertell outduel Venla Hiidensalo in a wild game of Literary Book Bowling to win Hertell the LDM Helsinki, Ep. 4 crown.

Here's who was involved:

Literary Merit: Philip Teir, journalist and author of Talvisota. Avioliittoromaani
Performance: Malin Kivelä, journalist and author of Mainio herra Iloinen and Pixonin pojat ja TV:nkotoisa kajo
Intangibles: Joonatan Pitkänen, stand-up comedian

Meri Kuusisto, runner-up in Otava's Saarikoski-competition and author of Amerikkalainen
* Harri Hertell, poet behind Helsinki Poetry Connection and author of Kutsumme sitä kodiksi
* Maija Vilkkumaa, five-time Emma award-winning singer/songwriter, author of Nainen katolla
* Venla Hiidensalo, author of Mediahuora (2012) and Karhunpesä (2014)

Hosted by LDM Executive Producer Suzanne Azzopardi

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