Where: Club OBERON, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge (map)
When: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8:05 (sharp); afterdrinks after
Cost: $12 preorder; $15 at the door
Jacquetta Szathmari will be a contestant in the Boston installment of Literary Death Match reading an essay from "That's funny. You didn't sound black on the phone."
About Literary Death Match
Literary Death Match, co-created by Adrian Todd Zuniga, marries the literary and performative aspects of Def Poetry Jam, rapier-witted quips of American Idol’s judging (without any meanness), and the ridiculousness and hilarity ofDouble Dare.
Each episode of this competitive, humor-centric reading series features a thrilling mix of four famous and emerging authors (all representing a literary publication, press or concern — online, in print or live) who perform their most electric writing in seven minutes or less before a lively audience and a panel of three all-star judges. After each pair of readings, the judges — focused on literary merit, performance and intangibles — take turns spouting hilarious, off-the-wall commentary about each story, then select their favorite to advance to the finals... More