February 27th: Zeke Russell Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On February 27th, we are treated to the return of past feature and new resident of the Boston area from Lowell, Zeke Russell.

Zeke Russell grew up in an artist’s community in Central Maine surrounded by poets playwrights and lumberjacks. He has been writing poetry since the age of 8. He is the co-host and slam master of the Untitled at Brew’d open mic and slam in Lowell MA, on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. He is the reigning grand slam champion of that venue and a member of its 2011 national poetry slam competition team. He lives in Jamaica Plain with PJ the wonder pug, drinks too much coffee and usually needs a haircut.