The Printers' Ball: Literary Death Match

July 31, 2009

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Febronio Zatarain
Opium Magazine's Literary Death Match, hosted by Tod Zuniga, featuring:

* Michael Czyzniejewski for ACM (Another Chicago Magazine)
* Spencer Dew for THE2NDHAND
* Gabe Gudding for MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine
* Paul Killebrew for Canarium Books
* Adam Levin for Ninth Letter
* Simone Muench for Poetry magazine
* Kathleen Rooney for Switchback Books
* Febronio Zatarain for contratiempo

With celebrity judges Barry Hite, Jay Ryan, and Nami Mun.

This event took place as part of the 2009 Printers' Ball.  The Printers' Ball, founded by Poetry magazine, is hosted each year in collaboration with Chicago literary organizations.  This year the event was hosted by Columbia College Chicago and the Center for Book & Paper Arts in the historic Ludington Building. An annual celebration of print culture, Prinkers' Ball features thousands of free magazines, books, and broadsides; live readings and music; letterpress, offset, and paper-making demonstrations; and much more.  See photos from this year's event, and read all about what took place.

Recorded Friday, July 31, 2009 at Columbia College of Chicago - Center for Book & Paper Arts