HBO DEF Poet
Executive Director of SayWord
HBO Def Poet Kat Magill has performed around the nation, captivating audiences with her powerful and distinct voice sharing her story with unyeilding vulnerability and passion. Kat Magill has been featured in documentary “Spit”, seen on Current TV, and aired on radio stations from Alaska to Hawaii. With her talent to engage and manuever through a wide range of audiences she opened up for such artist as 2011 Grammy Award winner Ryan Lesli, Hip Hop Legend Mos Def, singer and song writer Raheem Devaughn, Latin Grammy award winning Ozomatli and spoke alongside of Whitney Thompson winner of America’s Next top model (10th cycle), just to name a few.
Kat Magill is the founder and Executive Director of Say Word, a non-profit based in Los Angeles, with a mission to teach high school age students the importance of sharing and documenting their own stories through the art of spoken word. Her commitment to the healing power of narrative, especially in the lives of youth, has made her a fierce and nationally renowned youth advocate.