Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 21, 2019: Zeke Russell and an Open Poetry Slam

2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Zeke Russell. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson.

Zeke Russell of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 14, 2019: Joshua Elbaum and an Open Poetry Slam

2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Joshua Elbaum. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson.

Joshua Elbaum of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Terah Ehigiator and an Open Poetry Slam

2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Terah Ehigiator. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson.

Terah Ehigiator of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for July 31, 2019: Nkosi Nkululeko

Poets House fellow and Best American anthologized poet Nkosi Nkululeko. Photo courtesy Robyn Espaillat.

National prizewinning Harlem poet Nkosi Nkululeko.

Cantab Workshop for July 24, 2019 with Melissa Lozada-Oliva: Not Funny Haha Haha

Melissa Lozada-Oliva, MFA candidate and National Poetry Slam finalist. Photo by Don Calvo.

Melissa Lozada-Oliva leads a generative and analytical writing workshop on the subject of humor before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for July 24, 2019: Melissa Lozada-Oliva

House favorite and pizza pi author Melissa Lozada-Oliva. Photo by Malania.

Locally beloved and widely published MFA candidate Melissa Lozada-Oliva.

Cantab Feature for July 17, 2019: Camonghne Felix

Poet and political strategist Camonghne Felix. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Callaloo fellow, poet and political strategist Camonghne Felix.

Cantab Feature for July 10, 2019: Diannely Antigua

Dominican-Massachusetts winner of the Pamet River Prize Diannely Antigua. Photo by Savuth Thor.

Pamet River prizewinner and CantoMundo fellow Diannely Antigua.

Cantab Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Verbal Slap and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for June 26, 2019: Ben Tolkin

Local open mic favorite and nerd Ben Tolkin. Photo by Amelia Trainer.

National slammer and local open mic favorite Ben Tolkin.