- Poem "OCD" has over eleven million views making it the most-viewed slam poem on YouTube
- Featured in Huffington Post, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, and NPR
- College National Poetry Slam champion
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 eleven million views to date, making it the most-viewed slam poem ever. He has been featured on such news outlets as NPR and The Wall Street Journal, and he is the author of Our Numbered Days. Originally from Houston, Texas, he now lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Your next performer was a College National Poetry Slam Champion has been featured on Huffington Post, NPR and other news outlets for his poem, OCD which went viral in 2013. It has garnered over 13 million views, making it the most-viewed slam poem on YouTube. Please welcome, Neil Hilborn!
What our clients have to say...
Neil was phenomenal! He read the room brilliantly and kindly took the time to talk to students after the show. This was his 4th time on our campus and we look forward to having him back again!
- Lesley University
The event was perfect! Everything went as planned and we had a large and active audience. Neil was absolutely amazing, both with his poetry and within the Q&A. I know we had spent a very long time putting this together, but thank you so much for all of your help and helping to make this happen. F&M truly benefited from his performance.
- Franklin & Marshall College
Neil is such an amazing individual! I was in awe over just how phenomenal he was - and not just as a performer but as an individual! All of my staff truly enjoyed getting to meet him and talking to him. His performance changed a few lives here on campus. The entire show was a great success. I am going to talk to my team and we are going to contemplate bringing him back for the Spring semester. No promises yet, but I would personally love to see him again.
- Arizona State University
Once again, Neil's performance was amazing! The way he interacts with the audience and jokes around makes everyone love it. The show was an absolute hit and people have been raving about it! Thank you once again for all of your help and we hope to see Neil on campus again.
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Neil was fantastic. He is one of the most pleasant and genuine artists I have worked with. I was very impressed!!
- Minnesota State Community and Technical College – Wadena