Literary Death Match

I’m so excited to be part of Literary Death Match on March 10th.

Here are the details:

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.

JUDGES:
Literary Merit: Luis Alberto Urrea,
 Pulitzer Prize finalist & member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame
Performance: Carrie Coon
, award-winning actress featured in Gone Girl and HBO’s The Leftovers
Intangibles: Irvine Welsh
, author of Trainspotting, GlueFilth and The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

READERS:
Audrey Niffenegger
, international best-selling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife & Her Fearful Symmetry
Tim “Toaster” Henderson, performance poet, mural artist and musician
Fred Sasaki, writer, art director for Poetry magazine, gallery curator for Poetry Foundation
Erika L. Sánchez, essayist, Cosmopolitan columnist & author of the upcoming Lessons on Expulsion (2017)

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

Where: iO Chicago1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago (map)
When: Show at 8pm sharp; doors at 7:30pm
Cost: $12 preorder; $15 at the door (act fast — this will sell out)

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