Eve Ewing is a Chicago-born poet and essayist whose work has been published in Poetry Magazine, The New Yorker, Union Station, Bird’s Thumb, joINT, and Blackberry, and the anthology The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (Haymarket Books). She has been a Pushcart Prize nominee, a finalist for the Pamet River Prize, and a scholarship recipient for the New Harmony Writers Workshop. She is the former managing editor of Kinfolks: a journal of black expression and a current editor and staff writer for the website Seven Scribes. She is also one of the organizers of MassLEAP, which is home of the Louder Than A Bomb Massachusetts youth poetry slam, and a doctoral candidate at Harvard University, where she studies race, education, and inequality.
Note that tonight’s open poetry slam is a speed slam 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds. Slam winners qualify for the 2016 World Qualifier.
This show in our weekly Wednesday series takes place at the Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00 and the feature performs at approximately 10:00. An open speed slam in the 8×8 series will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.