all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

Emily O'Neill, author of "A Falling Knife Has No Handle." Photo by Jackie Downey. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 26, 2018: Emily O’Neill
Author of a falling knife has no handle, local Emily O'Neill.
Grub Street poetry educator Emily O'Neill. Photo courtesy of Green Street Grill. Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, September 26, 2018 with Emily O’Neill
Emily O'Neill, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
JR Mahung, 2018 World Qualifier Champion. Photo by Lauren Miller. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 3, 2018: JR Mahung
JR Mahung, 2018 World Qualifier Winner, with an extended set. $5 cover charge tonight to fundraise for JR's trip to IWPS.
Providence Poetry Slam co-director Muggs Fogarty. Photo by Eshun Mirza. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 10, 2018: Muggs Fogarty
Providence poet, performer, and vocalist Muggs Fogarty.
Providence poet and workshop leader Muggs Fogarty. Photo by James Lastowski. Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, October 10, 2018 with Muggs Fogarty
Muggs Fogarty, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
FreeVerse! founder and Adobo-Fish-Sauce partner Anthony Febo. Photo by Christian Arthur. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2018: Anthony Febo
Lowell poet Anthony Febo on his On Finding Joy tour.
Eight-time National slam poet and "talented big-mouth" Neiel Israel. Photo courtesy of the artist. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 24, 2018: Neiel Israel
Show and [possible! will she or won't she?] chapbook release from poetry star Neiel Israel: The Dead Sing Better Than You.
BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Slam for Wednesday, October 31, 2018: Ghost Story Slam
It's a haunted poetry slam! Poets have two rounds to goosebump up the room with costumes and props in play. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.
Ewan Hill, wondrous western Mass poet. Photo by Michaela Coplen. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 7, 2018: Ewan Hill
Cloud facts encyclopedia and western Mass poet Ewan Hill.
Pushcart Prize winner and teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Photo by Jasmine Boyd-Perry. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 21, 2018: Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah
Pushcart Prize winner and local teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah.