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Feb. 24 (State Theatre Centre)

Australia, we're coming your way! Thanks to the Perth Writers Festival, LDM's long-awaited debut Down Under will make for the most magical night in southern hemispheric history. Join for a night riddled with wit, lit, surprise and a little absurdity to top it all off. Don't miss this historic night. Preorder now!

What is Literary Death Match? Part literary event, part comedy show, part game show, Literary Death Match brings together four of today’s finest writers to compete in an edge-of-your-seat read-off critiqued by three celebrity judges, and concluded by a slapstick showdown to decide the ultimate champion.

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Literary Merit: Peadar O’Guilin
, author of The Call, The Volunteer and The Inferior
Performance: Andrea Gibbs, co-founder of Barefaced Stories, actor, host of Weekends with Andrea Gibbs
Intangibles: Osamah Sami
, AWGIE & NSW Premier's Literary Award-winning writer, comedian and actor

Round 1:
* Julie Koh
, award-nominated author of Portable Curiosities
and a The Best Australian Stories regular
* Nathan Hill, debut author of The Nix, a finalist for the Leonard Award from the National Book Critics Circle for Best Debut of 2016

Round 2:
* Jay Kristoff
, 2016 Aurealis- and ABIA Book of the Year award-winning author Nevernight and Stormdancer
* Hera Lindsay Bird
, poet, winner of the Adam Prize and author of Hera Lindsay Bird

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

Where: The Courtyard, State Theatre Centre of WA, 174-176 William Street , WA 6000 (map)
When: 9pm-10:30pm, afterdrinks after
Cost: $10.20
(click to preorder now!)