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Houston Youth Poet Laureate

Meet the Houston Youth Poet Laureate


Elizabeth Hsu

Elizabeth Hsu is the 2023-2024 Houston Youth Poet Laureate. She was a Semifinalist and the Texas Representative for the 2023-2024 National Student Poet. She is an alumnus of theAdroit Journal Summer Mentorship, the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio, the Stanford Humanities Institute, and the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program: Between the Lines. She merges a love of place and identity work into her poetry. When she’s not writing, she’s singing. She is a member of the Houston Grand Opera Bauer High School Voice Studio. She loves the power of language, her friends and family, and her four cats. She wants to make something good in this world.

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