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Austin Alexander is an award-winning poet laureate of Maui, best known for representing the state of Hawaii at the 2010 Individual World Poetry Slam under the alias, "Mountain"


Presently, he resides in Los Angeles where he works as a screenwriter & producer in partnership with best-selling poet/polymath, Saul Williams, and screenwriter/producer Gary Goldman - Minority Report, Total Recall, Big Trouble in Little China, Basic Instinct, etc.


As a recording & performance artist, he is currently producing a scored work of poetry with Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee, Pedro Osuna, and Hans Zimmer cello soloist, Sophia Bacalar AKA SUUVI.   


As a rapper, Austin has shared the stage with hip-hop artists such as Grouch, Eligh, Scarub, and Luckyiam (of Living Legends), Zion I, Abstract Rude, Myka 9, Aceyalone, Haiku d'Etet, Jennifer Johns, Angelo Moore (of Fishbone) and many more.


As an educator, he has lectured at the Univerity of Hawaii and taught classes on poetry & creative writing at Montessori and King Kekaulike High School on the island of Maui. 


As a charity event host & director, Austin is the co-founder of Poetik LA, which is a Los Angeles based production company dedicated to supporting non-profits and providing poetic platforms for the community. In 2022, he also hosted & produced SLAM RIGHT! at Street Art Alive in The Lume - featuring 200 of the world's top street artists and some of LA's best slam poets. All proceeds were donated to Initiate Justice in support of prison reform & abolition.       

Ultimately, Austin works to entertain, inspire, and positively transform the world around him by challenging his audience to connect reward with selflessness.        

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