Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for July 10, 2019: Diannely Antigua

Dominican-Massachusetts winner of the Pamet River Prize Diannely Antigua. Photo by Savuth Thor.

Pamet River prizewinner and CantoMundo fellow Diannely Antigua.

Cantab Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Verbal Slap and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for June 26, 2019: Ben Tolkin

Local open mic favorite and nerd Ben Tolkin. Photo by Amelia Trainer.

National slammer and local open mic favorite Ben Tolkin.

Cantab Workshop for June 19, 2019 with James Merenda: Sneaking into the Poem

James Merenda leads a generative writing workshop about Sneaking into the Poem before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for June 19, 2019: James Merenda

Poet and playwright James Merenda. Photo by Clark Hartman.

New York transplant James Merenda.

Cantab Poetry Slam for June 12, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam with SFoD, Game Over, and pizza pi

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A Nationals-style 4×4 team slam featuring reps from Game Over Books, Manchester’s Slam Free or Die, pizza pi press, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for June 5, 2019: Jasmine Reid

Poets House Fellow and MFA candidate Jasmine Reid. Photo courtesy by Zahra Chevannes.

Honeysuckle Press chapbook winner Jasmine Reid.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Toni Bee: Bring the Heat

Toni Bee leads a hot-for-spring writing workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Toni Bee

Dorchester poet and Cambridge Poetry Ambassador Toni Bee. Photo courtesy of the artist.

2011 Poet Populist and author of 22 AGAIN Toni Bee.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Shay Alexi

Atlanta poet and NPS Group Piece Finals Champion via Art Amok: Shay Alexi. Photo by RJ Owens.

Atlanta author of Diary of a Ghost Girl Shay Alexi.