August 11th: The Highway Poets Return

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery (located on 106 Prospect Street in Cambridge) with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On August 11th, The Highway poets make their annual return to the venue as one of their many New England stops in celebration of Biker Poetry Month in August. Below is a partial list of participants, more to be added as announced.

Photos by Bill Perrault

Jose’ “JoeGo” Gouveia is a first generation Portuguese-American poet who lives and writes on Cape Cod. He was awarded “Poet of the Year” at the 2001 Cambridge Poetry Awards and was 1999-2001 Poet-In-Residence at Cape Cod Community College. He is the former Slam Master of Cape Cod 1996-2000, has an MFA in Poetry from New England College, is a member of the Highway Poets Motorcycle Club and founder of the Biker Poets & Writers Association. He is Editor of Rubber Side Down, the biker poet anthology (Archer Books, LA) 2008. Jose’ also hosts “The Poets Corner” online poetry radio show out of Provincetown Community radio WOMR-FM and writes a monthly poetry column for the Barnstable Patriot. He has published 3 chapbooks of poetry, What We Do (Salt Winds Press, Cape Cod) 1997; Ginsberg Is Dead (Cape Cod Community College) 2000; and The Slaughter of the Sacred Cow (CapePoet Press) 2008. His first poetry CD A Cup’a Joe is forthcoming this April from WOMR studios, Provincetown.

Gypsypashn publishes in print and on the web regularly, she is well-known for her monthly column in New England's Motorcyclist Post. She and Colorado's Gypsyrose produce 'Biker Bits,' a daily Biker Rights e-zine. In 2004, Gypsypashn published A Samplng of Soul, a collection of poetry. She currently hosts a monthly reading at BestSeller's Cafe in Medford MA, Gypsypashn's Poetry Caravan.