all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

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.
NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 7, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam I
The first in a series of 4x4 team slams to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Opponents include House, Northampton, and Providence. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.
Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 with Jon Sands Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 with Jon Sands
Best American anthologized poet Jon Sands leads a generative workshop before the weekly show.
Jon Sands, NYC poet and podcast host. Photo by Jonathan Weiskopf. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 14, 2017: Jon Sands
NYC poet Jon Sands features. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 21, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam II
The second of three 4x4 team slams to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam. Opponents include Slam Free or Die and House. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.
Raych Jackson, Chicago educator and poet. Photo by RJ Eldridge. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 28, 2017: Raych Jackson
Poet, playwright, and educator Raych Jackson from Chicago. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Open mic favorite and Lesley grad Marisa Glynn. Photo courtesy of Emerson Poetry Project. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 5, 2017: Marisa Glynn
Gloriously beloved local Marisa Glynn. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 12, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam III
The last slam in a series of 4x4s to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Opponents include Mill City and Lizard Lounge. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.
The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Brandon Melendez, Zeke Russell, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Neiel Israel, Em Taylor. Photo by Marshall Goff. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 2, 2017: The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team
A celebratory send-off feature for the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Zeke Russell, Neiel Israel, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Brandon Melendez, and Em Taylor. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team's travel and lodging at NPS next week.