Hailed as a ‘thrilling feminist voice’ for Generation Z, Olivia Gatwood is as popular on YouTube as she is on stage. At the end of a UK tour, she talks about her debut collection Life of the Party and what it's really like being a poetry star in 2019.
Olivia Gatwood is a poet, author, and speaker from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as an educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. Her collections include New American Best Friend and Life of the Party, which published to critical acclaim. As a finalist at Brave New Voices, Women of the World Poetry Slam, and the National Poetry Slam, Gatwood has been featured on HBO, HuffPost, MTV, VH1, and the BBC. She currently lives in Santa Cruz, CA, where she is writing her debut novel, Whoever You Are, Honey.
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