Category: featured poets

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

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 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.

Cantab Feature for June 19, 2019: James Merenda

Poet and playwright James Merenda. Photo by Clark Hartman.

New York transplant James Merenda.

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 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 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 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.