Jennine “DOC” Krueger is a mother, writer, artivist and educator in Austin, Texas. She has competed in world, national, and local slam poetry competitions. She holds four titles to include Killeen Poetry Slam that placed 2nd overall in the nation in 2012 and Neo Soul Poetry Slam placing 1st in group piece finals in 2013. Jennine was the 2015 season slam champ for Austin’s Neo Soul and has now coached several national teams for Austin Poetry Slam. She is now an Assistant Professor in the department of English at Huston-Tillotson University with an M.Ed from Concordia University and an MFA in poetry from Spalding University. Her research interests are in spoken word performance, medieval literature translations into hip-hop, and marginalized heroes in comic books and graphic novels.
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