Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 14, 2019: Joshua Elbaum and an Open Poetry Slam

2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Joshua Elbaum. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson.

Joshua Elbaum of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Terah Ehigiator and an Open Poetry Slam

2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Terah Ehigiator. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson.

Terah Ehigiator of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for July 31, 2019: Nkosi Nkululeko

Poets House fellow and Best American anthologized poet Nkosi Nkululeko. Photo courtesy Robyn Espaillat.

National prizewinning Harlem poet Nkosi Nkululeko.

Cantab Feature for July 24, 2019: Melissa Lozada-Oliva

House favorite and pizza pi author Melissa Lozada-Oliva. Photo by Malania.

Locally beloved and widely published MFA candidate Melissa Lozada-Oliva.

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.