Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 22, 2018: Charlotte Abotsi and the Champion of Champions Slam

FEMS champion and Providence slam director Charlotte Abotsi. Photo by Em Jiang.

FEMS champion and Providence slam co-director Charlotte Abotsi. Champion of Champions poetry slam: Brandon Melendez defends his title.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 15, 2018: Jayy Dodd

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Photo by Texas Isaiah.

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 8, 2018: The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Meaghan Ford, John Pinkham, Sara Mae, Allison Truj, Neiel Israel. Photo by Marshall Goff.

A celebratory send-off feature for the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Neiel Israel, John Pinkham, Meaghan Ford, Allison Truj, and Sara Mae. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team’s travel and lodging at NPS next week.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 1, 2018: Crystal Valentine

Top slammer, thinker, and sanctuary-maker Crystal Valentine. Photo is courtesy Werds of Art via crystalvalentine.com.

New York City poet and educator Crystal Valentine. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Anna Binkovitz

Local-for-now Minneapolis poet Anna Binkovitz.

Minneapolis poet and passing local Anna Binkovitz. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2018: Lydia Havens

Boise poet Lydia Havens. Photo by Rylan Elias.

Boise up-and-coming-and-already-here poet Lyd Havens. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 20, 2018: Sean Patrick Mulroy

Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Photo by Lawrence Jaime.

Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 13, 2018: Sara Brickman

Split This Rock poetry contest winner Sara Brickman. Photo by Sam Smith.

Split This Rock winner Sara Brickman. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 30, 2018: Evan Jymaal Cutts

Evan Jymaal Cutts performs in the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team series. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Outbound badass-co-host Evan Jymaal Cutts. Second open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Chrysanthemum Tran

National slam champion Chrysanthemum Tran.

Slam champion and Pink Door Fellow Chrysanthemum Tran. First open poetry slam in the new 8×8 series.