Literary Death Match: Six-Year Anniversary


The Literary Death Match series, which travels the world bringing serious authors together to battle it out on stage for literary supremacy, returns to the Back Room for its sixth-anniversary show. Tonight’s contestants include National Book Award winner Darin Strauss (author of Half a Life), Emmy Award-winning artist Dean Haspiel, Aryn Kyle (author of Boys and Girls Like You and Me), and Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize-winner Kim Dana Kupperman (author of I Just Lately Started Buying Wings). The writers will be judged by children’s-book author Jon Scieszka, actor/comedian/playwright Taylor Negron, and award-winning comedian/writer Sara Benincasa (author of Agorafabulous).

Tue., March 6, 8 p.m., 2012