upcoming shows at the Cantab

Poet and playwright James Merenda. Photo by Clark Hartman. Cantab Feature for June 19, 2019: James Merenda
New York transplant James Merenda.
Cantab Workshop for June 19, 2019 with James Merenda: Sneaking into the Poem Cantab Workshop for June 19, 2019 with James Merenda: Sneaking into the Poem
James Merenda leads a generative writing workshop about Sneaking into the Poem before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).
Local open mic favorite and nerd Ben Tolkin. Photo by Amelia Trainer. Cantab Feature for June 26, 2019: Ben Tolkin
National slammer and local open mic favorite Ben Tolkin.
Cantab Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4x4 Slam Cantab Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam
A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Verbal Slap and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.
Dominican-Massachusetts winner of the Pamet River Prize Diannely Antigua. Photo by Savuth Thor. Cantab Feature for July 10, 2019: Diannely Antigua
Pamet River prizewinner and CantoMundo fellow Diannely Antigua.
Poet and political strategist Camonghne Felix. Photo courtesy of the artist. Cantab Feature for July 17, 2019: Camonghne Felix
Callaloo fellow, poet and political strategist Camonghne Felix.
House favorite and pizza pi author Melissa Lozada-Oliva. Photo by Malania. Cantab Feature for July 24, 2019: Melissa Lozada-Oliva
Locally beloved and widely published MFA candidate Melissa Lozada-Oliva.
Poets House fellow and Best American anthologized poet Nkosi Nkululeko. Photo courtesy Robyn Espaillat. Cantab Feature for July 31, 2019: Nkosi Nkululeko
National prizewinning Harlem poet Nkosi Nkululeko.