Lyd Havens, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on poems of joy, healing, gratitude, love, friendship, celebration, and other happy stuff. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
Join Hanif Abdurraqib, the night’s scheduled feature, for an early-bird workshop at the Cantab Lounge before the show. The workshop begins at 5:30, with latecomers admitted no later than 6:00.
This will be a one-hour generative workshop with LIMITED SPACE. Hanif is very popular, so please email the SlamMaster with questions or to reserve …
It took us two Wednesdays, Cantabbers, but we finally finished up the first round (two poems each from nineteen slammers) of the 2018 Team Selection Slams! Our second heat closed out last night, a strong field taking deeply personal work unto the prelim. After two rounds, the dust cleared to reveal:
1. Neiel Israel 57.1
Best American anthologized poet Jon Sands leads a generative workshop before the weekly show. How can we construct poems that acknowledge our complicated and dynamic world? How can we guide our readers into what it feels like to be us, alive in 2017? Drop-ins are welcome at this sliding-scale event.