all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

National slam champion Chrysanthemum Tran. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Chrysanthemum Tran
Slam champion and Pink Door Fellow Chrysanthemum Tran. First open poetry slam in the new 8x8 series.
Evan Jymaal Cutts performs in the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team series. Photo by Marshall Goff. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 30, 2018: Evan Jymaal Cutts (spotlight from Bill Moran)
Outbound badass-co-host Evan Jymaal Cutts, with a spotlight feature from Texas poet Bill Moran. Second open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 6, 2018: World Qualifier Finals
Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: the top 8 poets from May 16 slam off for the venue's one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in San Diego.
Split This Rock poetry contest winner Sara Brickman. Photo by Sam Smith. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 13, 2018: Sara Brickman
Split This Rock winner Sara Brickman. Third open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Photo by Lawrence Jaime. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 20, 2018: Sean Patrick Mulroy
Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 27, 2018: NorthBEAST Regional Team 4x4 Poetry Slam Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 27, 2018: NorthBEAST Regional Team 4×4 Poetry Slam
The first of two summertime chances to see a four-team regional preview of National Poetry Slam-style competition. $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.
Cantab for Wednesday, July 4, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT Cantab for Wednesday, July 4, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT
NO SHOW TONIGHT! Enjoy a night off and bring us something new next Wednesday!
Boise poet Lydia Havens. Photo by Rylan Elias. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2018: Lydia Havens
Boise up-and-coming-and-already-here poet Lydia Havens. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 18, 2018: NorthBEAST Regional 4x4 Team Slam Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 18, 2018: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam
Four slam teams go head-to-head-to-head-to-head in our final regional warm-up for the National Poetry Slam. $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.