Brian Omni Dillon


Brian Omni Dillon is a performance poet, author, educator, and organizer from New York City. Currently a professor of poetry at NYU's Gallatin School, Omni is also the 14th ranked slam poet in the world. He has coached multiple college slam teams to state and national awards. His debut novel "Eat The Rich" will be published in the summer of 2011 by DefWords Press. He has represented New York City multiple times at the National Poetry Slam as a member of the Nuyorican and Urbana National Slam Teams. He has performed, competed, and spoken at colleges, prisons, homeless shelters, rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, high schools, churches, and theatres from Los Angeles to Montreal, from Chicago to Florida, San Francisco to Wisconsin. In his free-time, Omni is an afficianado of youth ice hockey, designer lighting, and bad music.