To ensure this will be a literary December to remember, Literary Death Matchreturns to Kings Place for an enchanting Christmas special rife with lit, wit, and smash literary and comedic hits. This is going to be one to remember — don’t miss it!
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: Stephanie Merritt, arts reviewer & alter-ego of bestselling novelist SJ Parris (Heresy; Prophecy)
Performance: Mark Billingham, best selling crime fiction writer, author, actor and stand-up comedian
Intangibles: Mike Wozniak, comedian, ‘showbusinessman’ and 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Award finalist
* Andri Snær Magnason, award-winning author of LoveStar and co-director of the documentary Dreamland
* Mitch Benn, comedy writer, award-winning comedian, performer and author of Terra
* Two more TBA!