Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 8, 2015: Robert Lashley

Northwestern poet Robert Lashley.

Northwestern poet Robert Lashley.

Northwestern poet Robert Lashley has had poems published in journals including Feminete, No Regrets, and Your Hands, Your Mouth. His work was also featured in Many Trails To The Summit, an anthology of Northwest form and kyric poetry. He has featured at the Kerouac Institute for Performing Arts, Goddard, and Seattle Central College, read and was a guest lecture at The University of Washington-Tacoma and Western Washington University, and was invited to the IWPS page/stage panel and showcase in 2013. A semi-finalist for the PEN/Rosenthal fellowship, Robert Lashley also holds the 2014 Cascadia Poetry Festival’s beer slam title. His full length book, The Homeboy Songs, was published by Small Doggies press in April 2014.

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. An open poetry slam in the 8×8 series will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.