all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer. Photo by Ally Schmaling. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 27, 2019: Justice Ameer
Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Team Selection Preliminaries Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Team Selection Preliminaries
The first in a three-night series to select the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team; top poets advance to semi-finals. $5 cover charge tonight to support the team.
BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 10, 2019: The Last Chance Slam
Welcome to the Last Chance Slam: an open slam where any poet (lookin' at you, April 3 eliminations) has a chance to get back in the game for semis.
2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Brandon Melendez. Photo by Lindsey Michelle. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 17, 2019: Brandon Melendez
Mexican-American poet and BPS and House Slam Team member Brandon Melendez.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals
Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to support the team.
FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae. Photo by C. Hartman. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 1, 2019: Sara Mae
2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae.
2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and light of the world: Truj. Photo by Brian Hamilton. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 8, 2019: Allison Truj
2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team Member, Most Important Meal co-founder, and literal octopus Allison Truj.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2019: Team Selection Finals Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2019: Team Selection Finals
Come select YOUR 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! Eight poets are qualified and the top four will earn a spot on the 2019 team. $5 cover charge to help fundraise for the team.
Atlanta poet and NPS Group Piece Finals Champion via Art Amok: Shay Alexi. Photo by RJ Owens. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Shay Alexi
Atlanta author of Diary of a Ghost Girl Shay Alexi.