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Wednesday
Aug152018

September 12 (at Littlefield)

In what promises to be one of the most exhilarating nights in literary history, Literary Death Match is heading to Littlefield to once again team up with the Brooklyn Book Festival. There will be lit, there will be laughs, there will be a champion. And the lineup is extraordinary. Preorder now to guarantee a seat!

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.

JUDGES: 
Literary Merit: Tayari Jones, New York Times best-selling author of An American Marriage and Silver Sparrow
Performance: Natalie Walker
, writer (for Vulture and more) and actor (her Twitter auditions are plain brilliant)
Intangibles: Christine Nangle, exec producer/head writer of The Break with Michelle Wolf on Netflix, and former EP/HW for The President Show
Super-Intangibles: Jordan Klepper, former host of The Opposition, Daily Show correspondent, and his new show "Klepper” coming to Comedy Central in 2019

READERS: 
Round 1: 
* Tarfia Faizullah
, VIDA Award-winning poet and author of the all-new Registers of Illuminated Villages 
* Caroline Moss & Michelle Markowitz, co-authors of Hey Ladies!; Caroline: producer at BuzzFeed, and her forthcoming series for young girls will be out March 2019 with Quarto; Michelle: director on Out of Tune, and writer/director of the upcoming pilot "Sidepiece" for Virgin Produced

Round 2:
* Jenn Baker, writer, editor of Everyday People, host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and a contributing editor to Electric Literature
* Mike Sacks, author of seven books including Stinker Lets Loose (which became an Audible audiobook starring Jon Hamm, Rhea Seehorn and Philip Baker Hall); his latest: Randy: The Full and Complete Unedited Biography and Memoir of the Amazing Life and Times of Randy S.!

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga (check out his debut novel Collision Theory today!)

Where: Littlefield, 635 Sackett St, Brooklyn (map)
When: 8:05pm sharp; Doors at 730pm (afterdrinks at 9:45 and after)
Cost: $10
(preorder now to guarantee entry)
Note: This show is 21+. 

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