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Entries in Mark Doty (2)

Thursday
Aug272015

Edinburgh, Ep. 15

August 28, 2015 — For the sixth of eight consecutive LDM's in eight days at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Literary Death Match glittered with the magic only a Fringe showcase can offer, as the pitch-perfect hour finished with a racing finish that saw Kirsty Logan outduel John Osborne in hotly-contested game of Literary Spelling Bee III by a narrow margin to win her the LDM Edinburgh, Ep. 15 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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