Category: featured poets

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2012: Michael Brown and Simone Beaubien

Boston Poetry Slam

In celebration of the Boston Poetry Slam’s twentieth anniversary, the show’s founding and current SlamMasters will co-feature. No open poetry slam tonight.

Cantab Feature for October 10, 2012: Robyn Bateman and Meg Waldron

Robyn Bateman from Portland, Oregon shows off her performance chops.

Meg Waldron and Robyn Bateman, two poets from Portland, Oregon, present a double feature. Zanne Langlois defends her Champion of Champions title in the poetry slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 3, 2012: Brian S. Ellis

The long-lost Brian S. Ellis. Photo by Robert Duncan Gray.

The much-missed Brian S. Ellis features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 26: Mckendy Fils-Aimé

Mckendy Fils-Aimé in a moment of levity.

Mckendy Fils-Aimé performs an extended set before taking off to represent the venue at the 2012 Individual World Poetry Slam. No open poetry slam tonight. Cover charge $5.

Cantab Feature for September 19, 2012: Omar “Ion” Holmon

Omar Holmon at a press conference after saving fifteen baby pandas and a bottlenose dolphin from a burning building.

Rutgers nerd and fiery performer Omar Holmon features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for September 12, 2012: Ellie White

Ohio poet Ellie White. Photo by Kinsey Kistler.

Ohio poet Ellie White features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 5, 2012: Michael F. Gill

Local poet, workshop leader, and poetry organizer Michael F. Gill.

Local poet, Brighton Word Factory leader, and Stone Soup co-coordinator Michael F. Gill features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 29, 2012: Tatyana Brown

Bay Area poet Tatyana Brown returns to Boston for a visit and a feature.

Bay Area poet Tatyana Brown features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 22, 2012: Stevie Edwards

Stevie Edwards, editor-in-chief of MUZZLE Magazine.

Stevie Edwards, editor-in-chief of MUZZLE Magazine features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 15, 2012: Ross Gay

Poet and professor Ross Gay.

A rare New England feature from Indiana/NYC poet and professor Ross Gay. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.