Category: featured poets

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

SCHEDULE CHANGE! Cantab Feature for December 11, 2019: Evan J. Cutts

Erstwhile-and-future open mic host Evan J. Cutts. Photo by Kelsey Lardiere.

Much-missed MFA candidate Evan J. Cutts. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Raych Jackson

Chicago poet Raych Jackson. Photo by Qurissy Lopez.

Chicago poet and widely published performer Raych Jackson. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 20, 2019: Maya Phillips

Brooklyn poet, freelance writer, one-time Cantab host Maya Phillips. Photo by Molly Walsh.

Maya Phillips, author of Erou and past Boston Poetry Slam Team member.

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 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 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 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.