Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

George Abraham! George Abraham! George Abraham! Somebody whose name this blogger just typed three times in a row stuffed the Cantab with loving and talented humans last night in the name of poetry. After a workshop offering an exciting prompt on three breathtaking writing samples (check out one at our weekly prompt here), George presented …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16, 2019: George Abraham

Widely celebrated Palestinian-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Mara Buzatu.

Celebrated poet and polymath George Abraham.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Julian Randall

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols.

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Mary Boo Anderson

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson. Photo by Susan Li.

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Myles Taylor

Myles Talor, glitter enthusiast and 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Poet, organizer, nationally renowned competitor, and espresso whisperer Myles Taylor.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 28, 2018: Janae Johnson

Janae Johnson, 2015 champion of everything, still crowned on both coasts. Photo by Lorenz Angelo.

West coast denizen and east coast House Slam co-Founder Janae Johnson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 21, 2018: Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

Pushcard Prize winner and teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Photo by Tom Kaszuba.

Pushcart Prize winner and local teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 7, 2018: Ewan Hill

Ewan Hill, wondrous western Mass poet. Photo by Michaela Coplen.

Cloud facts encyclopedia and western Mass poet Ewan Hill.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 24, 2018: Neiel Israel

Eight-time National slam poet and "talented big-mouth" Neiel Israel. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Show and [possible! will she or won’t she?] chapbook release from poetry star Neiel Israel: The Dead Sing Better Than You.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2018: Anthony Febo

FreeVerse! founder and Adobo-Fish-Sauce partner Anthony Febo. Photo by Christian Arthur.

Lowell poet Anthony Febo on his On Finding Joy tour.