Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Poetry Slam for June 12, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam with SFoD, Game Over, and pizza pi

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A Nationals-style 4×4 team slam featuring reps from Game Over Books, Manchester’s Slam Free or Die, pizza pi press, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for June 5, 2019: Jasmine Reid

Poets House Fellow and MFA candidate Jasmine Reid. Photo courtesy by Zahra Chevannes.

Honeysuckle Press chapbook winner Jasmine Reid.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Toni Bee: Bring the Heat

Toni Bee leads a hot-for-spring writing workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Toni Bee

Dorchester poet and Cambridge Poetry Ambassador Toni Bee. Photo courtesy of the artist.

2011 Poet Populist and author of 22 AGAIN Toni Bee.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Shay Alexi

Atlanta poet and NPS Group Piece Finals Champion via Art Amok: Shay Alexi. Photo by RJ Owens.

Atlanta author of Diary of a Ghost Girl Shay Alexi.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2019: Team Selection Finals

Come select YOUR 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! Eight poets are qualified and the top four will earn a spot on the 2019 team. $5 cover charge to help fundraise for the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 8, 2019: Allison Truj

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and light of the world: Truj. Photo by Brian Hamilton.

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team Member, Most Important Meal co-founder, and literal octopus Allison Truj.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 1, 2019: Sara Mae

FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae. Photo by C. Hartman.

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Slamming tonight: Dahlia, Yehya, Mugs, Zeke, Lip, Max, Kieran, Myles, George, Arianna, Meaghan, Joshua, and Terah. $5 cover tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 17, 2019: Brandon Melendez

2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Brandon Melendez. Photo by Lindsey Michelle.

Mexican-American poet and BPS and House Slam Team member Brandon Melendez.