all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

House favorite and pizza pi author Melissa Lozada-Oliva. Photo by Malania. Cantab Feature for July 24, 2019: Melissa Lozada-Oliva
Locally beloved and widely published MFA candidate Melissa Lozada-Oliva.
Melissa Lozada-Oliva, MFA candidate and National Poetry Slam finalist. Photo by Don Calvo. Cantab Workshop for July 24, 2019 with Melissa Lozada-Oliva: Not Funny Haha Haha
Melissa Lozada-Oliva leads a generative and analytical writing workshop on the subject of humor before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
Poets House fellow and Best American anthologized poet Nkosi Nkululeko. Photo courtesy Robyn Espaillat. Cantab Feature for July 31, 2019: Nkosi Nkululeko
National prizewinning Harlem poet Nkosi Nkululeko.
2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Terah Ehigiator. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Terah Ehigiator and an Open Poetry Slam
Terah Ehigiator of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
OBERON Slam on Thursday, August 8, 2019: Boston vs. NYC Tender Match OBERON Slam on Thursday, August 8, 2019: Boston vs. NYC Tender Match
Our biggest show of the year! Boston and NYC face off in an utterly Tender top-notch head-to-head slam. Produced by the Boston Poetry Slam and the Bowery Poetry Club at Oberon in Harvard Square.
2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Joshua Elbaum. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 14, 2019: Joshua Elbaum and an Open Poetry Slam
Joshua Elbaum of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Zeke Russell. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 21, 2019: Zeke Russell and an Open Poetry Slam
Zeke Russell of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Arianna Monet. Photo by Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 28, 2019: Arianna Monet and an Open Poetry Slam
Arianna Monet of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.