Neil Hilborn met Jared Singer on April 13, 2016
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 ten million views, making it one of the most-viewed slam poems ever. He has performed in 37 states and four countries, and he is the author of Our Numbered Days on Button Poetry Press. Originally from Houston, Texas, he now lives in St Paul, Minnesota.
Jared Singer is a poet and audio engineer who lives in New York City. While he may have physically grown up with his peers, he has never forgotten the imagination, magic, and nerdiness that were corner stones of his childhood. He hopes to remind others of these more creative times. He is a well respected poetry organizer, mentor, and coach.