Chen Chen is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, which won the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, the GLCA New Writers Award, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. His work has appeared in Poetry, Tin House, The Best American Poetry, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and elsewhere. Recently, Poets & Writers Magazine featured him as one of “Ten Poets Who Will Change the World.” He lives in Rochester, NY with his partner and their pug dog, Mr. Rupert Giles.
Note that tonight’s Last Chance Poetry Slam is a speed slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds. This is the final opportunity to qualify for the 2018 World Qualifier.
This show in our weekly Wednesday series takes place at the Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00 and the feature performs at approximately 10:00. The Last Chance speed slam will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.