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Wednesday
Jun222016

Paris, Ep. 4

July 12, 2016 — In our annual return to the City of Light, Literary Death Match once again teamed with the Paris American Academy Writing Workshop for a brilliant eve in the 5eme that finished with Darin Strauss narrowly outdueling fellow finalist Nadja Spiegelman in a battle of Footballer or Poet? to win Strauss the LDM Paris, Ep. 4 crown.

Here is the full lineup from the night of:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit:
Yelena Moskovich, playwright and author of The Natashas
Performance: Frank Spotnitz , award-winning screenwriter, creator of The Man in the High Castle and X-Files writer/producer
Intangibles: Etgar Keret, multi-award-winning Israeli author of The Seven Good Years, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door and The Nimrod Flipout

READERS:
* Nadja Spiegelman
, graphic novelist, author of the new memoir I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This
* Lauren Grodstein
, author of The Explanation for Everything and A Friend of the Family
* Darin Strauss
, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Half a Life
* Thomas Chatterton Williams
, author of Losing My Cool; journalist (The New Yorker, VQR and beyond)

Hosted by LDM Creator Adrian Todd Zuniga