I Wish I Wasn’t Royalty
I Wish I Wasn’t Royalty

I Wish I Wasn’t Royalty Slam

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The health and safety of our staff, artists, and audiences is of utmost importance. We have decided to postpone I Wish I Wasn’t Royalty Slam to a future date. Current ticket holders will be contacted about how to handle their tickets and when that date is announced. If you have any questions please contact our Ticket Services Office at 617.547.8300 (Tuesday – Sunday, noon – 5PM) or

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It’s a chapbook; it’s a deck of cards; it’s a celebration; it’s a poetry slam! I Wish I Wasn’t Royalty (Game Over Books, Summer 2020) is a bipolar chapbook you can play, a richly illustrated deck of playing cards created by Catherine Weiss and featuring work from four nationally prominent poets writing about their lived experiences with extreme mood states: Lyd Havens, Taylor Steele, Jaz Sufi, and John-Francis Quiñonez. Tonight’s event will feature work read and performed by the artists, a thematic poetry slam with new work from all-star local poets, and a chance to check out super-secret advance samples of the full playable deck.

This collaborative pre-release event brings together Game Over Books  ( and the Boston Poetry Slam (

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