Jess Howard is a college student currently living in Austin, Texas. She has been performing as a slam poet since October 2013, the same month she moved to Austin. Jess can be found occasionally on Tuesday nights at the Spiderhouse Ballroom, either slamming or working the Austin Poetry Slam’s weekly show.

As a one time regular at the Austin Poetry Slam she was among the top 10 performers her first two years performing. In 2016 Jess was on the B Sides for Austin Poetry Slam. Jess was on the Austin Poetry Slam Nationals team in 2015. She was on the Austin team that won the Southern Fried Slam in 2015. She placed 3rd at the Texas Grand Slam Festival in 2015.

Contact Jess at jesshowardpoetry - at - gmail.com.