Category: featured poets

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

Feature for November 16, 2011: McKendy Fils-Aimé

Mckendy Fils-Aimé, workshop leader and feature for New and Improved Mondays at Radio.

Manchester poet McKendy Fils-Aimé features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Feature for November 9, 2011: Alvin Lau

Alvin Lau

Chicago poet Alvin Lau features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Feature for March 23, 2011: Khary Jackson

Khary Jackson

St. Paul poet and two-time National slam champ Khary Jackson features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Feature for March 16, 2011: Christa Bell

Seattle poet Christa Bell.

Seattle poet Christa Bell features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Feature for March 9, 2011: Raphael Luckom

Raphael Luckom

Raphael Luckom is a poet/writer/genial misanthrope living in Somerville. He graduated Emerson College in 2008 with a thesis collection of short stories titled “What Not To Do With a Suburban Childhood.” He was a member of the first Worcester Youth Slam Team. The pieces he is currently prepared to admit to writing are online at …

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Feature for March 2, 2011: Jen Gigantino

Jen Gigantino

Jen(nifer) G(igantino) is a writer, filmmaker and aspiring hypothetical former marina trench explorer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She has represented San Jose and Santa Cruz at the Individual World Poetry Slam and the National Poetry Slam, respectively, been published in venues ranging from literary journals to erotic magazines to websites about sobriety, and …

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Feature for February 23, 2011: Phil Kaye

Phil Kaye (photo by Erik Maser)

Hailing from Southern California, Phil Kaye has been writing, performing and teaching Spoken Word Poetry since he was seventeen years old. Crowned “The Illest Collegiate Poet in the Northeast” by Brandeis University’s Poetry Grand Slam, Phil has performed around the country and shared the stage with such poetry legends as Anis Mojgani, Derrick Brown, and …

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Feature for February 16, 2011: Andy Locke

Andy Locke

Andy Locke is a reporter, performance poet, and sound engineer from central New Hampshire currently pursuing a degree in Radio Journalism at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He’s performed his poetry in seven states
all across the country, including with the Hampshire Slam Collective collegiate slam team in 2008 and 2010, and with the …

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Feature for February 2, 2011: Lynne Procope

Lynne Procope

Lynne Procope is a Cave Canem fellow and a former National Poetry Slam champion (Team: Nuyorican NYC 1998). She is co-author of the collaborative collection Burning Down the House (Soft Skull 1999). Her poems appear in Drum Voices Review 2000, Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry (Manic D Press 2000), His Rib: Women’s …

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Feature for January 26, 2011: Blair

Detroit poet David Blair features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.