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Olivia Gatwood Books Bundle

Olivia Gatwood Books Bundle

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Get both of Olivia Gatwood’s stunning books, Life of the Party and New American Best Friend, and save a bundle on the pair!

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Life of the Party

Olivia Gatwood, 2019

Published by Dial

Only 44 left in stock

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New American Best Friend

Olivia Gatwood, 2017

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Life of the Party

A dazzling debut collection of raw and explosive poems about growing up in a sexist, sensationalized world, from a thrilling new feminist voice.

Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood now weaves together her own coming-of-age with an investigation into our culture’s romanticization of violence against women. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. Gatwood asks, How does a girl grow into a woman in a world racked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim? In precise, searing language, she illustrates how what happens to our bodies can make us who we are.

New American Best Friend

One of the most recognizable young poets in America, Olivia Gatwood dazzles with her tribute to contemporary American womanhood in her debut book, New American Best Friend. Gatwood’s poems deftly deconstruct traditional stereotypes. The focus shifts from childhood to adulthood, gender to sexuality, violence to joy. And always and inexorably, the book moves toward celebration, culminating in a series of odes: odes to the body, to tough women, to embracing your own journey in all its failures and triumphs.

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About Olivia Gatwood

Olivia Gatwood is a nationally touring poet, performer, and educator from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her work has been featured on HBO and Verses & Flow, as well as in Muzzle Magazine, Bustle and The Huffington Post, among others…. MORE

Additional information

Life of the Party

Weight6.4 oz
Dimensions8.18 × 5.52 × .47 in
Publication Date

August 20, 2019

Format

Page Count

176

Author Hometown

Santa Cruz, California

ISBN

978-1-984801-90-6

New American Best Friend

Weight3.6 oz
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × .188 in
Format

, ,

Page Count

64 pages

Publication Date

March 28, 2017

Author Hometown

Albuquerque, New Mexico

ISBN

978-1-943735-10-5

eBook ISBN

978-1-943735-14-3

Audiobook ISBN

978-1-943735-59-4

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