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Thursday
Oct132016

Portland (ME), Ep. 6

To celebrate Literary Death Match's 10-Year Anniversary, we returned to the glory of Portland, Maine, and more specifically: Space Gallery for an all-out war of words and wit that ended with Sarah Braunstein outdueling Cate Marvin in a tense game of Lone Star Lit II, winning Braunstein the LDM Portland, Ep. 6 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

Here's the full lineup from the night:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit:
Brock Clarke, award-winning, best-selling author of Exley, An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England and The Happiest People in the World
Performance:
Desi Van Til, screenwriter and producer of the film Tumbledown
Intangibles: Steven Brykman, writer and former managing editor of National Lampoon

READERS:
Round 1:
* Ron Currie, Jr.
, author of Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles, Everything Matters! and soon: The One-Eyed Man
* Cate Marvin
, multi-award-winning poet and author of Oracle and World's Tallest Disaster
Round 2:
* David Valdes Greenwood
, playwright and author of The Rhinestone Sisterhood and Homo-Domesticus
* Sarah Braunstein
, author of The Sweet Relief of Missing Children, with short fiction featured in the New Yorker

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga.

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