Category: featured poets

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

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.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 30, 2017: Liv McKee

Capital Region NY poet Liv McKee. Photo by Robert Cooper.

NY Capital region poet Liv McKee. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Danielle Legros Georges

Boston Poetry Laureate Danielle Legros Georges. Photo by Priscilla Harmel.

Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges. Second open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 16, 2017: Madeline Maienza and Evan Cutts [postponed: Emily Duggan]

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Last Chance Slam Nationals returners Madeline Maienza and Evan Cutts! [Was: Graveyard storyteller and very live performance poet Emily Duggan.] First open poetry slam in the new 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 2, 2017: The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Brandon Melendez, Zeke Russell, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Neiel Israel, Myles Em Taylor. Photo by Marshall Goff.

A celebratory send-off feature for the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Zeke Russell, Neiel Israel, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Brandon Melendez, and Myles Em Taylor. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team’s travel and lodging at NPS next week.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Tatiana M.R. Johnson

Artist, writer, and Pushcart nominee Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Photo by Tim Carey.

Local artist and poet Tatiana M.R. Johnson features; open mic spotlight by Bay Area poet Sevan Kelee (“Lucky 7”) Boult. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Melissa Newman-Evans

NPS finalist, former Boston Poetry Slam team member, and bartender Melissa Newman-Evans. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 5, 2017: Marisa Glynn

Open mic favorite and Lesley grad Marisa Glynn. Photo courtesy of Emerson Poetry Project.

Gloriously beloved local Marisa Glynn. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.