Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 25, 2017: Nicole Terez Dutton

Somerville Poet Laureate Nicole Terez Dutton.

Somerville Poet Laureate Nicole Terez Dutton.

Nicole Terez Dutton has received fellowships from the Frost Place, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fall, was selected as the winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She serves as the inaugural poet laureate of Somerville, Massachusetts and is the Poetry Editor of The Baffler Magazine.

Note that tonight’s open poetry slam is the first in our speed slam series! A speed slam is 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds. Slam winners qualify for the 2017 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. An open poetry slam in the 8×8 series will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.