Literary Death Match at iO Club Chicago

  • iO Club 1501 N Kingsbury St Chicago, IL 60642 USA

Audrey will be participating in the Literary Death Match at iO Club Chicago on March 10th, 2016 at 7:30 pm. The following is information from the Literary Death Match site:

As part of our global 10-Year Celebration, Literary Death Match returns to the Windy City for our debut at iO Chicago for a can't-miss event that'll separate you from your elbow patches. Don't miss this lineup of lit and wit stars —preorder now!

What is Literary Death Match? Four writers read their own work for seven minutes or less, and are then judged by three all-star judges. Two finalists are chosen to compete in the Literary Death Match finale, a vaguely-literary game to decide the ultimate winner.

JUDGES: 
Literary Merit: Luis Alberto Urrea,
 Pulitzer Prize finalist & member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame 
Performance: Carrie Coon
, award-winning actress featured in Gone Girl and HBO's The Leftovers
Intangibles: Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, GlueFilth and The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

READERS: 
Audrey Niffenegger
, international best-selling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife & Her Fearful Symmetry
Tim "Toaster" Henderson, performance poet, mural artist and musician
Fred Sasaki, writer, art director for Poetry magazine, gallery curator for Poetry Foundation
Erika L. Sanchez, essayist, Cosmopolitan columnist & author of the upcoming Lessons on Expulsion (2017)

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

Where: iO Chicago, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago (map)
When: Show at 8pm sharp; doors at 7:30pm
Cost: $12 preorder; $15 at the door (act fast — this will sell out)

Click here for more information or to order tickets.