Monday July 20th, MYLES TAYLOR from Boston! Plus IRON POET CHAMPIONSHIPS!

POETRY FEATURE: MYLES EM TAYLOR is a Boston based non-binary student, poet, organizer and glitter enthusiast. They hail from the Emerson Poetry Project where they’ve served as president, slam master and 3 time team representative at the College Union Poetry Slam. They went on the win “Best Poem” at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational and represented the Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge at Nationals in 2017. Their work examines gender, neurodivergency, and the intersections between the two. They’re editor in chief for CORRIDORS Magazine and Assistant Poetry Editor for Concrete Literary Magazine, with publication credits in Crab Fat Review, Beech St. Review & Slamfind. Follow them at @mylesdoespoems on Twitter.

BONUS RUCKUS: IRON POET CHAMPIONSHIPS: “WONDER vs. LYS ANNE” Our defending champion, ASHLEY WONDER returns to the Gerund to defend her title vs. super talented upstart, LYS ANNE. Competitors will produce 3 poetic concoctions at the show, based on one diabolical secret ingredient, and present them after the first half of the mic and feature!

Who’s bringing the snacks? We’ll have live music, visual arts and the longest open mics we’ve ever seen in our almost 9 years of bedlam! We should be outside! Stay hydrated!

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