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Thursday
May312018

London, Ep. 64

 

May 31, 2018 — On a grand night in London, Literary Death Match returned to Miranda at Ace Hotel London to celebrate LDM founder Adrian Todd Zuniga's debut novel (Collision Theory), by putting on a night of epic proportions that saw Chris Power outduel co-finalist Anbara Salam in a dramatic Arithme-Lit finale that won Power the LDM London, Ep. 64 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

Here's the full lineup from the night:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit:
Yassmin Abdel-Magied, blogger, activist, 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, and author of the memoir Yassmin's Story
Performance:
Twayna Mayne, comedian, star of her critically-acclaimed debut hour Black Girl (Soho Theatre, June 9-11) and a Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016 nominee
Intangibles: Shenoah Allen, actor, writer, one half of the award-winning comedy duo Pajama Men

READERS:
Round 1:
* Aidan Truhen
(pen name of a writer gone AWOL), author of critically acclaimed thriller The Price You Pay
* Anbara Salam, debut author of the novel Things Bright & Beautiful

Round 2:
* Chris Power, debut author of the short story collection Mothers, and his Brief Survey of the Short Story has appeared in the Guardian since 2007
* Lauren Berry, debut author of Living the Dream, founding editor of KnockBack.co.uk, who has been featured in The Guardian, The Observer, Gloss and Image Magazine 

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga.

Where: Miranda at Ace Hotel London, 100 Shoreditch High St, London, E1 6JQ (map)
When: 7:30pm sharp; Doors at 7pm
Cost: £7 preorder; £10 at the door