Award-Winning Slam Poet to Perform on Campus

SAB will host poet William Nu’utupu Giles at 6:30 p.m. March 5 in the Student Union Building Hub.

Giles is an afakasi Samoan writer and arts educator from Honolulu, Hawaii. He was featured in the HBO documentary “Russel Simmons Presents: Brave New Voices,” where he helped the Hawaii team win its first International Poetry Slam Championship. Giles is also the first Pacific Islander to win the National Underground Poetry Individual Competition.  

The event will begin with performances from TruPoets, and Giles will perform from 7-8 p.m. After the performance, he will host a workshop exploring the writing process, finding inspiration and developing a voice as a writer.

This event is free to the public and refreshments will be provided.

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