Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 20, 2019: Claudia M. Wilson

MFA student, teacher, and Game Over Books author Claudia M. Wilson. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Ohio-gone-Boston-gone-Amherst poet Claudia M. Wilson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Wayne Henry

Decorated Dallas slammer Wayne Henry. Photo provided by the artist.

Dallas-via-L.A. poet Wayne Henry.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, January 30, 2019: Joy Slam & Chris Leja Spotlight

Our themed slam series continues with a mid-winter Joy Slam hosted by Kieran Collier, plus a spotlight feature from Portland/Brooklyn poet Chris Leja. Judges are invited to sign up in advance.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 23, 2019: José Zepeda

Firey neuroscientific poet José Zepeda. Photo by Carolina Valenzuela.

Beloved Sonoron-gone-local and scientific thinker José Zepeda.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

George Abraham! George Abraham! George Abraham! Somebody whose name this blogger just typed three times in a row stuffed the Cantab with loving and talented humans last night in the name of poetry. After a workshop offering an exciting prompt on three breathtaking writing samples (check out one at our weekly prompt here), George presented …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16, 2019: George Abraham

Widely celebrated Palestinian-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Mara Buzatu.

Celebrated poet and polymath George Abraham.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Julian Randall

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols.

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Mary Boo Anderson

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson. Photo by Susan Li.

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Myles Taylor

Myles Talor, glitter enthusiast and 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Poet, organizer, nationally renowned competitor, and espresso whisperer Myles Taylor.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 28, 2018: Janae Johnson

Janae Johnson, 2015 champion of everything, still crowned on both coasts. Photo by Lorenz Angelo.

West coast denizen and east coast House Slam co-Founder Janae Johnson.