Tag Archive: Individual World Poetry Slam

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 24, 2017: World Qualifier Final

Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: Brandon, Sara Mae, Truj, Em, Meaghan, RebeccaLynn, Alex, and Zeke slam off for the venue’s one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Spokane, Wash.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 5, 2016: Neiel Israel

World Qualifier winner and Boston Poetry Slam Individual World Poetry Slam rep Neiel Israel. No slam tonight: special $5 cover to help send Neiel to IWPS.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 18, 2015: World Qualifier Final

Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight finalists from the May 4 Speed Slam fight for one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Oh, we know: some of you have been waiting for all of 2016 for Anis Mojgani to come to the Cantab. And yes, we all held on through bitter cold, and driving rain, and that thing that happens on the first seventy-degree day where the heat turns on in the bar for some reason… And …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 4, 2016: World Qualifier Speed Slam

First of two nights of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: past slam winners compete in two speed rounds (2- and 1-minute poems) to see who will advance to Finals. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the Individual World Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 10, 2015: World Qualifier Finals

Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight finalists from the May 13 Speed Slam fight for one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Washington, D.C.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Welcome, October poetry fans! One of the joys of having a featured poet every week at the Boston Poetry Slam is the opportunity to book a vast array of poets from different cities and moments in their poetry career. Last night might have been the year’s best example: Ocean Vuong, an award-winning, widely published Pushcart …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 1, 2014: Sean Patrick Mulroy

Sean Patrick Mulroy gets his special send-off feature to the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam in Phoenix. Extended feature time means a $5 cover charge to help raise money to send Sean to IWPS. No poetry slam tonight!

Update for Sunday, October 6

It’s a historic day in New England poetry slam, folks… Tonight, we raise our well-worn coffee mugs in a farewell toast to Worcester’s historic slam, The Poets’ Asylum. This long-standing event has been a staple of Wormtown’s Sunday night community and entertainment since 1989, and a beloved space for artists of all ages to cut …

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