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Apr252016

London, Ep. 56

April 26, 2016 — In our final 10-Year Anniversary celebration, Literary Death Match made April 2016 a little less cruel with a night of rambling and dazzlement as we returned to the Southbank Centre sponsored by Picador for a knockout night that saw Lisa Owens out-shoot fellow finalist Nikesh Shukla in an Anti-Book Burning Basketball finale to win Owens the LDM London, Ep. 56 crown.

Here's the night's full lineup:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit: David Whitehouse
, Betty Trask Prize award-winning author of Mobile Library and Bed
Performance: Lolly Adefope
, comedian and Leicester Mercury New Comedian of the Year 2015 nominee
Intangibles: Joseph Morpurgo
, actor, writer, comedian and 2015 Foster's Comedy Award finalist, Austentatious performer

READERS:
* Nikesh Shukla
, author of Meatspace, Coconut Unlimited and the editor of The Good Immigrant
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Shamim Sarif, novelist, screenwriter, director (Despite the Falling Snow (April 16) and The World Unseen)
* Yomi "GREEdS" Sode
, poet, performer, compere, producer
* Lisa Owens
, debut novelist of Not Working

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

LDM London Official Sponsor