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Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab

  • Cantab Lounge 738 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA, 02139 United States (map)

Diannely Antigua will be the featured poet at the Boston Poetry Slam on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Diannely Antigua is a Dominican American poet and educator, born and raised in Massachusetts. Her debut collection Ugly Music (YesYes Books, 2019) was the winner of the Pamet River Prize. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where she won the Jack Kerouac Creative Writing Scholarship and received her MFA at NYU where she was awarded a Global Research Initiative Fellowship to Florence, Italy. She is the recipient of additional fellowships from CantoMundo, Community of Writers, and the Fine Arts Work Center Summer Program. Her work has been nominated for both the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Her poems can be found in Washington Square Review, Bennington Review, The Adroit Journal, Cosmonauts Avenue, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere. Her heart is in Brooklyn.

Photo of the artist is courtesy Savuth Thor.

7:15pm: doors and sign-ups open
8:00pm: open mic
10:00pm: Diannely Antigua features
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The show is 18+, $3 and the bar is cash only. Everyone must show a photo ID to enter the Cantab Lounge.


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