Natasha Miller is the voice of wounds exposed, and the healing balm of poetry applied to the human spirit. The passionate 25 year-old Detroit, MI native is a writer, performance poet, dedicated activist, actress and an aspiring motivational speaker. Since her debut, just over three years ago, Natasha has proven to be a poetical powerhouse. After one year on the performance circuit, in 2007, she was crowned Detroit Poetry Slam team’s Grand Slam Champion, and has been a member of three National Poetry Slam teams. She has also been a Women of The World Poetry Slam finalist two years in a row, ranking as the third female slam poet in the world in 2008.
Natasha continued her impressive record by leading and coaching her team to championship at the 2010 Midwest Rustbelt Poetry Slam, ranking #2 in the competition.
Natasha has awed audiences across the country at universities, festivals and numerous venues including the famous Nuyorican Poets Café in New York, Vancouver Poetry slam, Girl Fest Hawaii and Chicago’s Green Mill. She has premiered on stages with celebrity actors and comedians Oscar award winning Mo’nique, Star of the movie “Paper Hearts” Charlyne Yi, Brandon T. Jackson, actor Malcolm Jamal Warner, legendary poet Jessica Care Moore, hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, and many more. Mo’Nique, impressed, personally invited Natasha to feature on her radio show. In 2010, she starred in a national commercial campaign for Sprite. In the same year, she released her solo spoken word album “Poetry for Change,” and featured in the stage play “The Revolution’s In The Ladies Room” produced by Jessica care Moore.
Natasha is currently ranked as the number 5 female slam poet in the world, She now produces the popular “Its Not About You Poetry Slam Series.” Recently she started her own publishing company “All I Wanna Say Publishing” and published her first book of quotes “Dreams Of A Beginner.” She is currently finishing her memoir titled “Rape, Suicide, God, and Poetry.” Fueled by her own mistakes, faith, and unapologetic truth, Natasha, uses words to enlighten, create equality, imbue life, and most importantly spread love and peace in the tradition of great leaders before her.