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Cantab Workshop “Commit This to Memory” for Wednesday, May 2, 2018 with Kieran Collier

Kieran Collier, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on grief, joy, memory, and honesty. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, March 14, 2018 with C. Bain

C. Bain, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on myth and story, from the personal to the social. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, February 7, 2018 with Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib, Columbus poet and NPS 2013 favorite.

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 …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 21, 2018

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

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Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 with Jon Sands: Emotional Historians

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.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 24: “Stranger Than Fiction” with Marty McConnell

Marty McConnell, workshop leader for April 24. Photo by Lux Camena.

Marty McConnell ran a wildly popular workshop at the Cantab back in 2010… If you’re still kicking yourself to have missed it, then this is your latest chance to generate new work under Marty’s direction.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 17: “Getting Ink” with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, April 17's workshop leader.

Tonight’s featured poet, NEA Fellow Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, presents a workshop on getting published: from research to cover letters to selecting poems!

Workshop for Wednesday, April 10: “Your Heartbeat Has Been Telling You For Years” with Artie Moffa

Artie Moffa, workshop leader.

The evening’s featured poet, the Cantab’s one-time doorman and self-appointed slam conscience, Artie Moffa, presents a workshop on iambic pentameter before the show.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 3: “The Art of Funny-Sad” with Jade Sylvan

Jade Sylvan, workshop leader for April 3, 2013.

Special guest host Jade Sylvan presents a generative writing workshop on the fine line between funny and sad.

New and Improved Monday, May 14: Mckendy Fils-Aimé and Simone Beaubien

Mckendy Fils-Aimé, workshop leader and feature for New and Improved Mondays at Radio.

Our new series continues at Radio, 379 Somerville Ave. in Union Square, Somerville! Mckendy Fils-Aimé leads a workshop at 7:00. Open mic begins at 8:00, then Mckendy shares feature time with Simone Beaubien at 9:00 p.m. $5, 21+.