Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 15, 2017: Ricky Orng

Cambodian-American organizer-poet Ricky Orng. Second open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 8, 2017: Nicole Homer

New Jersey/New York slam finalist, educator, and nerd Nicole Homer. First open poetry slam in the new 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 25, 2017: Claudia Wilson and the Champion of Champions Slam

Poet and social worker Claudia Wilson.

Ohio/Boston poet/social worker Claudia Wilson. Champion of Champions slam: RebeccaLynn defends her title.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 18, 2017: Zenaida Peterson

Top national slammer and FEMS curator Zenaida Peterson.

FEMS curator and NPS 2017 finalist Zenaida Peterson. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 11, 2017: Robbie Dunning

Robbie Dunning performs at Easthampton's Pulp Slam. Photo by Christopher Clauss.

Northampton poet and performer Robbie Dunning. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 4, 2017: World Qualifier Champion Zeke Russell and Sara Mae Spotlight

Zeke Russell, Mill City SlamMaster Emeritus. Photo by Tom Dodson.

2017 World Qualifier winner, top Boston Poetry Slam Team scorer, and frequent slam host Zeke Russell. Spotlight from New Hampshire IWPS rep Sara Mae. No slam tonight: special $5 cover to help send the poets to IWPS.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 27, 2017: Sam Rush

South Florida native and 2016 NPS Finalist Sam Rush.

Visiting 2016 NPS Finalist Sam Rush. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 20, 2017: Jackie Perry

Local poet and numbers cruncher Jackie Perry. Photo by Esther Li.

Open mic favorite Jackie Perry. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 13, 2017: Simone John

Testify author Simone John. Photo by Stephanie Lamb.

Local Testify author Simone John. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 6, 2017: Al Gundy

Whimsical rhymer Al Gundy. Photo by Jon Beckley.

Local serializer and rhymer Al Gundy. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.