Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

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!

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Jess Rizkallah

Jess Rizkallah, author of The Magic My Body Becomes. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Editor-in-chief at pizza pi press and Kundiman Fellow Jess Rizkallah.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 16, 2019: GennaRose Nethercott

Poet and lyricist GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Kirk Murphy.

Vermonter and National Poetry Series winner GennaRose Nethercott.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 with GennaRose Nethercott: Monster Lab

Workshop leader GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Michelle Frehsee.

Join GennaRose Nethercott for Monster Lab, a generative writing workshop about monsters that draws on folklore. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 9, 2019: Shira Erlichman

Shira Erlichman, author of Odes to Lithium. Photo by Hieu Minh Nguyen.

Odes to Lithium author Shira Erlichman.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 2, 2019: Tim Pettus (Tim H.)

Local poet and listener Tim Pettus (Tim H.). Photo by Tori Dowd.

Local favorite poet and listener Tim Pettus (a.k.a. Tim H.).