all upcoming shows by the Boston Poetry Slam

Atlanta poet and NPS Group Piece Finals Champion via Art Amok: Shay Alexi. Photo by RJ Owens. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Shay Alexi
Atlanta author of Diary of a Ghost Girl Shay Alexi.
Dorchester poet and Cambridge Poetry Ambassador Toni Bee. Photo courtesy of the artist. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Toni Bee
2011 Poet Populist and author of 22 AGAIN Toni Bee.
Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Toni Bee: Bring the Heat Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Toni Bee: Bring the Heat
Toni Bee leads a hot-for-spring writing workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
Poets House Fellow and MFA candidate Jasmine Reid. Photo courtesy by Zahra Chevannes. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 5, 2019: Jasmine Reid
Honeysuckle Press chapbook winner Jasmine Reid.
BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare. Cantab Poetry Slam for June 12, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam with SFoD, Game Over, and pizza pi
A Nationals-style 4x4 team slam featuring reps from Game Over Books, Manchester's Slam Free or Die, pizza pi press, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.
Poet and playwright James Merenda. Photo by Clark Hartman. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 19, 2019: James Merenda
New York transplant James Merenda.
Local open mic favorite and nerd Ben Tolkin. Photo by Amelia Trainer. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 26, 2019: Ben Tolkin
National slammer and local open mic favorite Ben Tolkin.