What is Literary Death Match? Four writers read their own work for seven minutes or less, and are then judged by three all-star judges. Two finalists are chosen to compete in the Literary Death Match finale, a vaguely-literary game to decide the ultimate winner.
Literary Merit: TBA
Performance: Dennis Dunaway, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bassist for Alice Cooper, author of Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!
Intangibles: Kwame Alexander, poet, playwright and Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover
* Erica Wright, author of crime novel The Red Chameleon (one of O Magazine's Best Books of Summer 2014)
* Harrison Scott Key, author of The World's Largest Man (nominated for the 2015 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction)
* Alex Sheshunoff, author of A Beginner’s Guide to Paradise, and contributor to National Geographic Adventure
* Tiana Clark, 2015 Rattle Poetry Prize-winning poet featured in Best New Poets 2015
Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga
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