Shay Alexi is a poet and performance artist based out of Atlanta, GA. They are the author of DIARY OF A GHOST GIRL (Glass Poetry Press, 2019). Shay’s work explores the intersections of tenderness and aggression- navigating queerness, girlhood and various forms of softness. Shay has been featured by or is forthcoming from The Rumpus, Button Poetry, Tinderbox Poetry, Write About Now, FreezeRay, and Glass, amongst others.
Shay was the winner of the 2017 Brett Elizabeth Jenkins poetry prize and the 2017 Java Monkey Slam championship. In 2018, their slam team, Art Amok, won the National Poetry Slam group piece finals. Shay was a Whitinger Scholar at Ball State University, where they earned a BFA in Acting.
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 show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.