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Literary Death Match

  • The Globe 2308 Shakespeare Road Odessa, TX, 79761 United States

Martha Louise Hunter competes in Literary Death Match

4 writers, 3 judges, 2 finalists, 1 epic finale. Now in 60 cities worldwide. "...most entertaining reading series ever." --LA Times

In what's become an annual tradition, Literary Death Match heads back to the glory of West Texas teaming up with the Odessa Shakespeare Festival for a rollicking night of literature, wise-cracking, and all things in between.

JUDGES: 
Literary Merit: Christopher Moore, NY Times bestselling author of 15 novels including Fool, A Dirty Job & The Serpent of Venice
Performance: Becka Oliver, Executive Director of Writers' League of Texas
Intangibles: Randy Ham, OCA&H Executive Director, founder of One Book Odessa and Books in the Basin

READERS:
Round 1: 

* Chaitali Sen, author of The Pathless Sky
* Martha Louise Hunter, author of Painting Juliana and co-host of Writing on the Air

Round 2: 
* Joy Jones
, Shakespearian actress and writer
* Natalia Sylvester, author of the debut novel Chasing the Sun

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

November 6
Texas Book Festival