HOUSTON, WE HAVE POEMS!
WHAT IS META4 HOUSTON?
Coached by Outpoken Bean and Adam Mac, Meta-Four Houston is the face of the youth poetry slam scene. Meta4 represents Houston to the world at slam competitions, including the International Brave New Voices festival. Each year hundreds of teens compete at the Space City Slam Series, vying for a spot on the Meta-Four team. The top six competitors at the final Space City Grand Slam earn a spot on the prestigious team. Meta-Four Houston takes the voices of youth to powerful new heights through one-on-one mentorship as well as local and national performance opportunities.
MEET THE META4HOUSTON TEAM
Is an 18-year-old from West University Place. She’s a 2023 graduate from St. John’s School in Houston. She will attend Stanford University in the fall. Ariana is Houston’s Youth Poet Laureate. This is her second year on the Meta4 team.
18, graduated from Humble High School. She will attend Stanford University this fall. This is her second year on the Meta4 team.
16, lives in the Braes Heights section of Houston, and attends the Emery/Weiner School as a rising 11th grader. This is Adriana’s third year on the Meta4 team.