all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

Chicago poet and author of Citizen Illegal: José Olivarez. Photo by Marcos Vasquez. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 13, 2019: José Olivarez
José Olivarez, award-winning author of Citizen Illegal.
Brooklyn poet, freelance writer, one-time Cantab host Maya Phillips. Photo by Molly Walsh. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 20, 2019: Maya Phillips
Maya Phillips, author of Erou and past Boston Poetry Slam Team member.
Extremely graphic History of the Internet illustration by Cassandra de Alba. Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 27, 2019: History of the Internet Slam
An Extremely Educational team slam journeying through the History of the Internet.
Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll. Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on December 1, 2019
Moonlighting is a monthly queer open mic and reading series curated by Myles Taylor and Ilyus Evander.
Chicago poet Raych Jackson. Photo by Qurissy Lopez. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Raych Jackson
Chicago poet and widely published performer Raych Jackson. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Cantab Feature for December 11, 2019: Noor Ibn Najam Cantab Feature for December 11, 2019: Noor Ibn Najam
Philadelphia poet Noor Ibn Najam. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Callaloo and Pink Door Fellow Noor Ibn Najam. Photo by Dee Khaleel Farries. Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 11, 2019 with Noor Ibn Najam
Join Noor Ibn Najam, tonight's featured poet, for a generative writing workshop. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
Cantab Feature for December 18, 2019: Cam Awkward Rich & Franny Choi Cantab Feature for December 18, 2019: Cam Awkward Rich & Franny Choi
Muzzle editor Cam Awkward-Rich and Poetry Foundation Fellow Franny Choi.
Cantab Show for Wednesday, December 25, 2019: NO SHOW TONIGHT
No show on December 25! Write a poem, drink something warm, cuddle with your favorite sweater maybe, and we'll see you in 2020.
Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll. Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on January 5, 2020
Moonlighting is a monthly queer open mic and reading series curated by Myles Taylor and Ilyus Evander.