Category: featured poets
Poets featured at the weekly Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.
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.
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.
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.
NPS finalist, former Boston Poetry Slam team member, and bartender Melissa Newman-Evans. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
Gloriously beloved local Marisa Glynn. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
Poet, playwright, and educator Raych Jackson from Chicago. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
NYC poet Jon Sands features. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
2011 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and Warren Wilson MFA candidate Maya Phillips. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
Much-missed MFA candidate Jess Rizkallah returns from NYC. Second open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
What is this dreary May grayness that’s dogging 2017, Cantabbers? Thank poetry for our gritty little basement, where poets are still bursting into blossom weekly on the stage. This past Wednesday saw New York curator, MFA candidate, and all-around five-petaled thinker Cecily Schuler bring their fresh thoughts to the stage, followed by the first slam …