Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for September 19, 2012: Omar “Ion” Holmon

Omar Holmon at a press conference after saving fifteen baby pandas and a bottlenose dolphin from a burning building.

Rutgers nerd and fiery performer Omar Holmon features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for September 12, 2012: Ellie White

Ohio poet Ellie White. Photo by Kinsey Kistler.

Ohio poet Ellie White features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 5, 2012: Michael F. Gill

Local poet, workshop leader, and poetry organizer Michael F. Gill.

Local poet, Brighton Word Factory leader, and Stone Soup co-coordinator Michael F. Gill features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 29, 2012: Tatyana Brown

Bay Area poet Tatyana Brown returns to Boston for a visit and a feature.

Bay Area poet Tatyana Brown features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 22, 2012: Stevie Edwards

Stevie Edwards, editor-in-chief of MUZZLE Magazine.

Stevie Edwards, editor-in-chief of MUZZLE Magazine features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 15, 2012: Ross Gay

Poet and professor Ross Gay.

A rare New England feature from Indiana/NYC poet and professor Ross Gay. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 8, 2012: Cassandra de Alba

Cassandra de Alba tells it like it is in seventeen syllables at the Dirty Haiku Slam. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Hampshire grad and Somerville resident Cassandra de Alba. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 1: 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Back to front, left to right: Oz, Antonia, Kemi, Mckendy, and Melissa. Photo by Marshall Goff.

The 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team features: Kemi Alabi, Antonia Lassar, Omoizele Okoawo, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, and Melissa Newman-Evans. No open poetry slam tonight. Cover charge $5.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 25, 2012: Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith, recent MFA grad.

Recent MFA grad Tyler Smith features before returning to Rochester, New York. The poetry slam tonight is the Champion of Champions event in the summer 8×8 series!

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 18, 2012: Laura Lamb Brown-Lavoie

2011 NPS Finalist Laura Lamb Brown-Lavoie from Providence.

NPS Finalist from Providence Laura Lamb Lavoie-Brown features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.