Tag: Vernell Bristow

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 16, 2016

It’s been back-to-back Columbus celebrations at the Cantab, folks: this week, we welcomed rare traveler and Writers’ Block co-founder Vernell Bristow to the stage. This perennial national slammer and Columbus open mic mainstay brought her multi-facted, thoughtful work to the Cantab stage for the first time since she competed here at Nationals in 2013 and …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 16, 2016: Vernell Bristow

Vernell Bristow competes downstairs at the Cantab Lounge during the 2013 National Poetry Slam. Photo by Mark Skrzypczak.

Columbus poet and Writers’ Block co-founder Vernell Bristow. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Sure, the sun came up on Wednesday morning… Sure, it was a clear and beautiful day in Boston, and, if you want to be grateful, you can be grateful that the weather brought William Evans‘ flight safe and sound to the city of Boston, just in time to bring us solid, sane, important, and personal …

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