Tag: Khary Jackson

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

National Poetry Month at the Cantab started with a bang last night, poetry fans! Or maybe we mean: a cannon boom, a wicked bass beat, and a couple of writing hands’ worth of cracking knuckles. Our open mic readers came prepared with really excellent work to celebrate the season, highlighted by Cameroon-via-D.C. poet and professional …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 2, 2014: Khary Jackson

Khary Jackson, St. Paul poet, playwright, and Cave Canem Fellow.

Poet, playwright, and two-time National Poetry Slam champion Khary Jackson. Open speed slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team (clockwise from upper left): top scorer Janae Johnson, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Omoizele Okoawo, Meaghan Ford, Melissa Newman-Evans. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Congratulations to the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team, officially selected at Finals last night: Janae Johnson, Omoizele Okoawo, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Meaghan Ford, and Melissa Newman-Evans! We’d have given you a spoiler alert, Cantab fans, but we know that with so many folks live-tweeting, Facebooking, and probably making high-stakes non-cash bets all over this slam, …

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Feature for March 23, 2011: Khary Jackson

Khary Jackson

St. Paul poet and two-time National slam champ Khary Jackson features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.