William Nu’utupu Giles

William Nu’utupu Giles is an International and National Underground Poetry Slam Champion hailing from the shores of Honolulu, Hawai'i. They have performed on stages from the San Francisco Opera House to the Kennedy Center and have facilitated poetry workshops across the Pacific in Papua New Guinea, Guåhan, and New Zealand. Will's work has been featured by HBO, The National Parks Service, and NBC News. Will lives for the moment of firsts in a blooming poet’s eyes. The first line, first draft, and the first time someone opens their mouth and believes in the power of their own story.