Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 18, 2019: Cam Awkward-Rich and Franny Choi

Cam Awkward-Rich and Franny Choi run a generative workshop before the show. $10-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for December 18, 2019: Cam Awkward-Rich & Franny Choi

Muzzle editor Cam Awkward-Rich and Poetry Foundation Fellow Franny Choi.

SCHEDULE CHANGE! Cantab Feature for December 11, 2019: Evan J. Cutts

Erstwhile-and-future open mic host Evan J. Cutts. Photo by Kelsey Lardiere.

Much-missed MFA candidate Evan J. Cutts. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Raych Jackson

Chicago poet Raych Jackson. Photo by Qurissy Lopez.

Chicago poet and widely published performer Raych Jackson. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 27, 2019: History of the Internet Slam

Extremely graphic History of the Internet illustration by Cassandra de Alba.

An Extremely Educational team slam journeying through the History of the Internet.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 20, 2019: Maya Phillips

Brooklyn poet, freelance writer, one-time Cantab host Maya Phillips. Photo by Molly Walsh.

Maya Phillips, author of Erou and past Boston Poetry Slam Team member.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 13, 2019: José Olivarez

Chicago poet and author of Citizen Illegal: José Olivarez. Photo by Marcos Vasquez.

José Olivarez, award-winning author of Citizen Illegal.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 with Ashia Ajani

Join Ashia Ajanji, tonight’s featured poet, for a discussion-based and generative writing workshop on how destruction of the marginalized body mirrors the destruction of the environment. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 6, 2019: Ashia Ajani

Denver poet, Yale grad, and Environmental Studies major Ashia Ajani. Photo by Alice Oh.

Denver storyteller and environmental studies major Ashia Ajani.

Cantab Slam for October 30, 2019: Supernatural Beings Slam

Don't come to the Cantab on October 30 if you scare easily! We'll be pre-gaming Halloween with a Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves slam. Image courtesy Shutterstock.

A team poetry slam featuring Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves. Costumes welcome!