What a hot night, Cantabbers! Christian Drake pulled out all the stops for us at his feature, bringing us a selection of new-to-us greatest hits, plus a few favorites written just for the Cantab this summer. The slam was won by Simone, who took a decisive two-round victory over Brian Omni Dillon.
Next week: it’s a party! Amethyst Arsenic will celebrate the release of the Winter issue with poems from Tony Brown, Sam Cha, Karen Locascio, Michael Lynch, Gordon Marshall, Jacqueline Morrill, Alexander Nemser, Tara Skurtu, and Jade Sylvan. This extended feature will be followed by the season final slam matchup: Sean Patrick Mulroy versus Simone.