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Twin Cities, Ep. 13

May 16, 2018 — On a grand night in Minneapolis, Literary Death Match returned to Nomad World Pub to celebrate the launch of Adrian Todd Zuniga's debut novel (Collision Theory), on a night that ended with Su Hwang toppling co-finalist Khary Jackson in a sudden-death Arithme-Lit finale to win Hwang the LDM Twin Cities, Ep. 13 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

Here's the full lineup from the night:

Literary Merit:
Steph Opitz, Founding Director of Loft Literary’s Wordplay festival (coming May, 2019), Book of the Month judge
Brandi Brown, writer, comedian, finalist in Acme Comedy Co.'s "Funniest Person In The Twin Cities" contest
Intangibles: Maggie Ryan Sandford, writer, science whiz and author of the forthcoming Consider the Platypus: Evolution through Biology's Most Baffling Beasts
Super-Intangibles: Jana Shortal , reporter and co-anchor of Breaking the News on KARE 11

Round 1:
* Patrick Nathan
, author of the debut novel Some Hell, published in February 2018 from Graywolf Press
* Su Hwang, poet, co-founder of Poetry Asylum; her debut collection Bodega is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2019

Round 2:
* Khary Jackson, poet, teaching artist, playwright, actor, dancer and sometime musician
* Jeanne Lutz, writer, NEA Grant recipient, LDM 250-Word Bookmark Contest finalist featured in The Missouri Review, Conduit and more

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Produced by Sarah Moeding.