Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 11, 2018: Linette Reeman

Jersey Shore Aries Linette Reeman. Photo by Christopher Diaz.

Jersey grand slam champ Linette Reeman. Sixth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 4, 2018: Jalem Towler

Local poet and performer Jalem Towler. Photo by Zoe Towler.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: local poet Jalem Towler features. Fifth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 28, 2018: Bobby Crawford

Bobby Crawford takes the mic. Photo by Christopher Clauss.

Boston poet, Denver bartender Bobby Crawford. Fourth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Snow? WHAT SNOW. Yes, we did hear that it is only scheduled to snow on Wednesdays from now until the end of the season, but weather, like metaphor, is fleeting, and our jones for poetry is eternal. So: our expectations were met perfectly last week when an ideal crowd of writers arrived early for C. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 14, 2018: C. Bain

C Bain, gender-liminal performer and Publishing Triangle finalist. Photo by Kyle Hislip.

New York City poet C Bain. Third open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 28, 2018: D. Colin

Albany area poet D. Colin. Photo by Robert Cooper.

Capital City region poet D Colin. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Ariana Brown and the NO ROMANCE Open Mic

Ariana Brown, Academy of American Poets Prizewinner. Photo by Christopher Diaz.

San Antonio poet Ariana Brown, preceded by a NO ROMANCE OPEN MIC.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 7, 2018: Hanif Abdurraqib

Columbus writer Hanif Abdurraqib. Photo by Andy Cenci.

Poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib. First open SPEED slam in the new 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 17, 2018: Nancy Huang

Nancy Huang, Write Bloody Chapbook Contest winner and VONA alum. Photo by the author.

Award-winning Write Bloody poet Nancy Huang. Last Chance Poetry Slam to qualify for the 2018 team tryouts.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 10, 2018: Jelal Huyler and the Champion of Champions Slam with RebeccaLynn

Oakland-born, Mass-rehomed poet Jelal Huyler. Champion of Champions poetry slam: RebeccaLynn defends her title.