About Zachary Caballero


Zachary Caballero is a Mexican-American poet from Texas. He recently graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with a B.A. in English and History. Over the past four years, he has slammed for They Speak Youth Poetry Slam and Austin Poetry Slam. He co-founded the University of Texas’ only poetry organization, Spitshine Poetry, and co-coached their 2014 National Slam Team, who took first place at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. He has toured nationally and taught writing and performance workshops throughout Texas. Currently, he works for Writers In The Schools (WITS) and attends law school in Houston, Texas. Additionally, he has one heart, and it is a homemade tortilla.