national poetry slam 2011


Meet the Judges Part 4:  Neil Hilborn! and the totally accurate bio he sent us!

Neil Hilborn is a College National Poetry Slam champion and a 2011 graduate with honors from Macalester College. In 2013 his poem “OCD” went viral, garnering over six million views and being featured on Upworthy, Huffington Post, NPR, and other news outlets. He is an amateur lion tamer, a professional hot air balloonist, and he co-owns an albino rat named Henry.

Check out the Competition HERE!


ME, doing my favorite poem at national poetry slam … a poem called Martyrs