Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 12:15PM

JOSHUA NGUYEN is part of the UT Spitshine slam team in placing #1 in the nation in 2014 and winning ‘Best Writing as a Team’ in 2015. He is a student at the University of Texas and has been part of the Meta-four Houston Youth Slam Team from 2008-2012, competing in Brave New Voices. He has opened up for Talib Kweli, Rasika Mathar, and mayor Annise Parker. He is the 2015 CUPSI Haiku Champ and enjoys puns on puns on puns.

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