Category: featured poets

Poets featured at the weekly Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 19, 2018: Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads

Portland touring duo Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Touring Portland duo Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 5, 2018: Jeanann Verlee

NEA Fellow Jeanann Verlee. Photo by Angelys Ocana.

Jeanann Verlee, author of prey.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 29, 2018: Jeremy Radin

Los Angeles poet, actor, and teacher Jeremy Radin. Photo by Tory Stolper.

Los Angeles poet, actor, and teacher Jeremy Radin.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 22, 2018: Charlotte Abotsi and the Champion of Champions Slam

FEMS champion and Providence slam director Charlotte Abotsi. Photo by Em Jiang.

FEMS champion and Providence slam co-director Charlotte Abotsi. Champion of Champions poetry slam: Brandon Melendez defends his title.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 15, 2018: Jayy Dodd

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Photo by Texas Isaiah.

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 8, 2018: The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Meaghan Ford, John Pinkham, Sara Mae, Allison Truj, Neiel Israel. Photo by Marshall Goff.

A celebratory send-off feature for the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Neiel Israel, John Pinkham, Meaghan Ford, Allison Truj, and Sara Mae. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team’s travel and lodging at NPS next week.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 1, 2018: Crystal Valentine

Top slammer, thinker, and sanctuary-maker Crystal Valentine. Photo is courtesy Werds of Art via crystalvalentine.com.

New York City poet and educator Crystal Valentine. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Anna Binkovitz

Local-for-now Minneapolis poet Anna Binkovitz.

Minneapolis poet and passing local Anna Binkovitz. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2018: Lydia Havens

Boise poet Lydia Havens. Photo by Rylan Elias.

Boise up-and-coming-and-already-here poet Lyd Havens. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 20, 2018: Sean Patrick Mulroy

Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Photo by Lawrence Jaime.

Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.