Tag: Claudia Wilson

Tips from the Bar: Cellar Door Prompt

As part of Claudia Wilson’s workshop this evening, participants were asked to name their favorite word, or favorite word of the moment. A two-pronged prompt:

Use your favorite word of the moment to prompt a poem, but don’t use that word

or

Ask someone else for their favorite word, and write a poem that supports …

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Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, February 20, 2019 with Claudia M. Wilson

Claudia Wilson, Ohio transplant and recent grad.

Claudia M. Wilson, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a REVISION workshop before the show. Bring a poem to work on and cash for the $5-$20 sliding scale cover charge.

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 Recap for Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Drama! Heartbreak! Masquerade! Not having to get a stupid dinner reservation for two people at a stupid restaurant! Thanks to everyone who came out this past week for the best non-holiday-eve ever, as the Lovers and the Leavers slammed off in a head-to-head Totally Not Fixed poetry slam hosted by a decidedly objective Zeke Russell. …

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The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 29, 2018

The House Slam takes on the Boston Poetry Slam for the fourth year running. Banner by Emily Carroll, photos courtesy Marshall Goff and Rich Beaubien.

Special THURSDAY show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a cast of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Tickets $10-$15, advance purchase recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 29: Hogwarts House Slam

Hogwarts seal courtesy of Wikipedia Commons, based on original design by Eleanor Taylor.

The House points are not the point… Are they? A team slam featuring Gryffindor vs. Ravenclaw vs. Hufflepuff vs. Slytherin.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Ah, October in New England: when the leaves turn a warm yellow-gold, then are beaten off the trees by a lashing, unseasonably warm rain… amirite? But look, no matter what kind of weather you needed shelter from, you could find it in the Cantab last Wednesday, under the protective real-world vision of our feature Claudia …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 25, 2017: Claudia Wilson and the Champion of Champions Slam

Poet and social worker Claudia Wilson.

Ohio/Boston poet/social worker Claudia Wilson. Champion of Champions slam: RebeccaLynn defends her title.

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 30, 2017

OBERON in Harvard Square welcomes the Third Annual Grudge Match on March 30, 2017!

Special THURSDAY show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a cast of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Emily Eastman and JR Mahung.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

It was a wild ride at semi-finals this Wednesday, folks, with an unprecedented lucky thirteen poets taking the stage to try for a spot in the Finals. After two rounds of blisteringly hot slam, then new-to-the-stage work from sacrifices RebeccaLynn and Meaghan Ford, we ended up with a record-setting ELEVEN poets qualified for Finals on …

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