all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 3, 2017: World Qualifier Speed Slam
First of two nights of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: past slam winners compete in two speed rounds (2- and 1-minute poems) to see who will advance to Finals. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the Individual World Poetry Slam.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 10, 2017: Cecily Schuler Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 10, 2017: Cecily Schuler
Union Square Slam curator Cecily Schuler. First open poetry slam in the new 8x8 series.
Jess Rizkallah, Lebanese-American poet and Maps For Teeth founder. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 17, 2017: Jess Rizkallah
Much-missed MFA candidate Jess Rizkallah returns from NYC. Second open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 24, 2017: World Qualifier Final
Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight finalists from the May 3 Speed Slam fight for one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Spokane, Wash.
Maya Phillips, Brooklyn poet and 2011 Boston Poetry Slam Team member. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 31, 2017: Maya Phillips
2011 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and Warren Wilson MFA candidate Maya Phillips. Third open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.