4 brilliant authors, 3 celebrity judges, 2 finalists, 1 epic finale.
To celebrate the numerology of the moment, Literary Death Match returns to LA on 11/12/13 with a rocket-fueled return to Busby's East that will have the room humming with anticipation, levity and downright fascination. Haven't been to LDM before? Let's end that trend!
The night will feature four writers reading their own wonderful tales for seven minutes or less, judged by three all-star judges. Two finalists will be chosen to compete in the Literary Death Match finale, a vaguely-literary game that will steal your affection and make your heart pound.
Literary Merit: Joshuah Bearman, author and journalist who wrote the true story that became ARGO
Performance: Jessie Kahnweiler, writer, filmmaker (Meet My Rapist), comedienne
* Deni Béchard, award-winning author of Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral
* Rachel Shukert, best-selling author of memoirs Everything is Going to be Great and Have You No Shame?
* Carson Mell, filmmaker, artist and author of Saguaro: The Life and Adventures of Bobby Allen Bird
* Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, author (DupliKate), and executive story editor/co-producer of Family Guy
Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga.
Where: Busby's East, 5364 Wilshire Blvd, LA (map)
When: Doors at 7:15pm; show at 8:15pm sharp!
Cost: $7 preorder; $10 at the door
This event is 21+.
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