Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 13, 2017: Simone John

Testify author Simone John. Photo by Stephanie Lamb.

Testify author Simone John. Photo by Stephanie Lamb.

Simone John is a poet, educator, and freelance writer based in Boston, MA. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College with an emphasis on documentary poetics. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Wildness, The Pitkin Review, Public Pool, and the Writer in the World. She is a contributing editor at Gramma Poetry.

Testify (Octopus Books) is her first full-length book of poems, released in August 2017. Find her online at simonejohn.com or on twitter @simoneivory.

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.