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Entries in Julie WIlson (3)

Saturday
Nov052011

Toronto, Ep. 3

November 6, 2011 — In what will go down as an instant-lit-classic at Gladstone Hotel, The National Post-sponsored Toronto, pre-Giller Prize epic went down to the wire, with Dani Couture storming back from a 10-3 deficit to snare a last-letter victory over Grace O’Connell by a score of 12-11 in a literary spelling bee-off that won Couture the LDM Toronto crown. 

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Thursday
Jun092011

Toronto, Ep. 2

June 9, 2011 — The Literary Death Match's triumphant return to the 416 was a riotous success, with Holly Luhning out-celebrating Margaret Atwood (via cupcake tossing) and undoing co-finalist Nathaniel G. Moore's championship hopes, winning Luhning the coveted LDM crown. 

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Tuesday
Nov022010

LDM100: Toronto

November 2, 2010 — A ridiculously talent-laden night at The Drake Hotel set a pitch-perfect tone for the final stop on the LDM100 tour, finishing with screenwriter/cult hero Andrew Kaufman out-memorying co-finalist poet/master-reader Susan Holbrook by a wowing 9-4 score, to claim the Literary Death Match crown.

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