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May 24 (at Caveat)

In what promises to be an epic return to Manhattan, Literary Death Match is heading to Caveat to celebrate the launch of LDM founder Adrian Todd Zuniga's debut novel (Collision Theory), for a night of lit, comedy, literary fast-facts and a game-show finish. Click to 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.

Literary Merit:
Ashley C. Ford, journalist, host of news & culture TV show (and podcast) 112BK, and one of Time Out New York's New Yorkers of The Year
Performance: TBA

Intangibles: TBA

Round 1:
* Matt Bellassai
, comedian, host of the Unhappy Hour podcast, and author of Everything Is Awful and Other Observations
* Iris Smyles, author of Iris Has Free Time and Dating Tips For The Unemployed

Round 2:
* Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Beasts Made of Night and Crown of Thunder (October, 2018)
* Kashana Cauley, contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, former staff writer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga.

Where: Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, NYC (map)
When: 7:05pm sharp; Doors at 630pm
Cost: $15 preorder; $20 at the door