Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, February 20, 2019 with Claudia M. Wilson

Claudia Wilson, Ohio transplant and recent grad.

Claudia M. Wilson, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a REVISION workshop before the show. Bring a poem to work on and cash for the $5-$20 sliding scale cover charge.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 20, 2019: Claudia M. Wilson

MFA student, teacher, and Game Over Books author Claudia M. Wilson. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Ohio-gone-Boston-gone-Amherst poet Claudia M. Wilson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 13, 2019: NO ROMANCE Open Mic and the Lovers vs. Leavers Slam

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

A celebratory February open mic at which NO ROMANCE will be allowed, followed by a head-to-head Grudge-Match-style Lovers vs. Leavers poetry slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Wayne Henry

Decorated Dallas slammer Wayne Henry. Photo provided by the artist.

Dallas-via-L.A. poet Wayne Henry.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, January 30, 2019: Joy Slam & Chris Leja Spotlight

Our themed slam series continues with a mid-winter Joy Slam hosted by Kieran Collier, plus a spotlight feature from Portland/Brooklyn poet Chris Leja. Judges are invited to sign up in advance.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 23, 2019: José Zepeda

Firey neuroscientific poet José Zepeda. Photo by Carolina Valenzuela.

Beloved Sonoron-gone-local and scientific thinker José Zepeda.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

George Abraham! George Abraham! George Abraham! Somebody whose name this blogger just typed three times in a row stuffed the Cantab with loving and talented humans last night in the name of poetry. After a workshop offering an exciting prompt on three breathtaking writing samples (check out one at our weekly prompt here), George presented …

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Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 with George Abraham

Palestinean-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Lanson Tang.

George Abraham, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop on memory and personal history before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16, 2019: George Abraham

Widely celebrated Palestinian-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Mara Buzatu.

Celebrated poet and polymath George Abraham.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, January 9, 2019 with Julian Randall

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols.

Julian Randall, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop on form and self-excavation before the show. $10-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.