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Entries in Darin Strauss (3)

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.

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Tuesday
Mar062012

NYC, Ep. 41

March 6, 2012 — On a historic night in which Literary Death Match returned to its velvet-walled birthplace at The Back Room, endlessly fantastic text warbled through the dim-lit confines until Dean Haspiel (creator of the Eisner Award-winning Billy Dogma) screamed back from a 2-1 deficit to topple Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize-winner Kim Dana Kupperman by a 3-2 score at Literary Pictionary to win the LDM's 6-year anniversary crown. 

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Friday
Mar022012

Chicago, Ep. 7 (at AWP)

March 2, 2012 — In what's being called the "Greatest LDM Ever" (presented by Versal and Painted Bride Quarterly) a superstar-laden celebration of our 200th event at Buddy Guy's Legends culminated in a wild finish, which included the first-ever stripping of the LDM medal, before the night ended with Roxane Gay (author of Ayiti) toppling National Book Critics Circle finalist Major Jackson in the Literary Spelling Bee sudden death, to win by the narrowest of margins. 

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