Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 13, 2019: José Olivarez

Chicago poet and author of Citizen Illegal: José Olivarez. Photo by Marcos Vasquez.

José Olivarez, award-winning author of Citizen Illegal.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 with Ashia Ajani

Join Ashia Ajanji, tonight’s featured poet, for a discussion-based and generative writing workshop on how destruction of the marginalized body mirrors the destruction of the environment. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 6, 2019: Ashia Ajani

Denver poet, Yale grad, and Environmental Studies major Ashia Ajani. Photo by Alice Oh.

Denver storyteller and environmental studies major Ashia Ajani.

Cantab Slam for October 30, 2019: Supernatural Beings Slam

Don't come to the Cantab on October 30 if you scare easily! We'll be pre-gaming Halloween with a Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves slam. Image courtesy Shutterstock.

A team poetry slam featuring Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves. Costumes welcome!

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Jess Rizkallah

Jess Rizkallah, author of The Magic My Body Becomes. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Editor-in-chief at pizza pi press and Kundiman Fellow Jess Rizkallah.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 16, 2019: GennaRose Nethercott

Poet and lyricist GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Kirk Murphy.

Vermonter and National Poetry Series winner GennaRose Nethercott.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 with GennaRose Nethercott: Monster Lab

Workshop leader GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Michelle Frehsee.

Join GennaRose Nethercott for Monster Lab, a generative writing workshop about monsters that draws on folklore. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 9, 2019: Shira Erlichman

Shira Erlichman, author of Odes to Lithium. Photo by Hieu Minh Nguyen.

Odes to Lithium author Shira Erlichman.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 2, 2019: Tim Pettus (Tim H.)

Local poet and listener Tim Pettus (Tim H.). Photo by Tori Dowd.

Local favorite poet and listener Tim Pettus (a.k.a. Tim H.).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 25, 2019: Marty McConnell

Def Poet, NUPIC champ, and underbelly editor Marty McConnell. Photo by Andie Meadows.

NUPIC champ and widely published Chicago poet Marty McConnell.