Jackson Neal

Poetry Reader

Jackson Neal is a member of the 12th First Wave Cohort at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. They are the 2019 Southwest Regional Youth Poet Laureate and Houston Youth Poet Laureate, a 2018 YoungArts finalists, and the Coach of the University of Houston’s poetry slam team, Coog Slam, one of the top four collgiant poetry slam teams in the United States. Their poetry and prose have appeared in Muzzle Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Rice Review and elsewhere. Born in  Clutch City, Neal carried H-Town wherever they go.