Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Raych Jackson

Chicago poet Raych Jackson. Photo by Qurissy Lopez.

Chicago poet and widely published performer Raych Jackson. The feature will be followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 27, 2019: History of the Internet Slam

Extremely graphic History of the Internet illustration by Cassandra de Alba.

An Extremely Educational team slam journeying through the History of the Internet.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 20, 2019: Maya Phillips

Brooklyn poet, freelance writer, one-time Cantab host Maya Phillips. Photo by Molly Walsh.

Maya Phillips, author of Erou and past Boston Poetry Slam Team member.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 13, 2019: José Olivarez

Chicago poet and author of Citizen Illegal: José Olivarez. Photo by Marcos Vasquez.

José Olivarez, award-winning author of Citizen Illegal.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 with Ashia Ajani

Join Ashia Ajanji, tonight’s featured poet, for a discussion-based and generative writing workshop on how destruction of the marginalized body mirrors the destruction of the environment. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 6, 2019: Ashia Ajani

Denver poet, Yale grad, and Environmental Studies major Ashia Ajani. Photo by Alice Oh.

Denver storyteller and environmental studies major Ashia Ajani.

Cantab Slam for October 30, 2019: Supernatural Beings Slam

Don't come to the Cantab on October 30 if you scare easily! We'll be pre-gaming Halloween with a Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves slam. Image courtesy Shutterstock.

A team poetry slam featuring Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves. Costumes welcome!

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Jess Rizkallah

Jess Rizkallah, author of The Magic My Body Becomes. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Editor-in-chief at pizza pi press and Kundiman Fellow Jess Rizkallah.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 16, 2019: GennaRose Nethercott

Poet and lyricist GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Kirk Murphy.

Vermonter and National Poetry Series winner GennaRose Nethercott.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 with GennaRose Nethercott: Monster Lab

Workshop leader GennaRose Nethercott. Photo by Michelle Frehsee.

Join GennaRose Nethercott for Monster Lab, a generative writing workshop about monsters that draws on folklore. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).