Presenter: Simone Beaubien
A poetry slam is held at the Cantab Lounge every Wednesday night, year-round. The rotating cast of hosts is led by SlamMaster Simone Beaubien. She competed at the National Poetry Slams in Seattle, St. Louis, Albuquerque, Austin, Madison, and St. Paul. She coached her 2008 National Poetry Slam team to a fourth-place finals finish, Boston's highest rank since 1995. She was the sole emcee for the finals of the 2007 Individual World Poetry Slam in Vancouver; and will serve as the artistic director for the 2011 National Poetry Slam in Boston/Cambridge. She operates as SlamMaster, host, bookings agent, and more for the weekly Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge.