Literary Death Match Portland At Wordstock!

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Literary Death Match Portland At Wordstock!
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Literary Death Match Portland At Wordstock! says
When: show at 8pm sharp, doors at 7pm (drinks after!)
Cost: $15 / Preorder now!

On what's sure to be a magical night riddled with whimsy, Literary Death Match returns to Portland, Oregon as we're teaming with the brillianteurs at Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival for an evening of words, comedy and wonder at McMenamins Mission Theater.

What is Literary Death Match? We feature four writers who read their own work for seven minutes or less, who are then judged by three all-star judges. They select two finalists to compete in the Literary Death Match finale, a vaguely-literary game to decide the ultimate winner.

JUDGES:
Literary Merit: Rob Spillman, editor and co-founder of Tin House and author of All Tomorrow's Parties

Performance: Bri Pruett, comedian, Portland Mercury contributor, co-host of Earthquake Hurricane

Intangibles: Sherman Alexie, poet and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Thunder Boy Jr.

READERS:

Round 1:
* Jason Reynolds, award-winning author of When I Was the Greatest and Ghost (Track)
* Nicola Yoon, NY Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also A Star

Round 2:
* Rivka Ricki Galchen, award-winning author of Little Labors and Atmospheric Disturbances,
* Alexander Chee, award-winning author of author of The Queen Of The Night and Edinburgh

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Produced by Amanda Bullock.
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