Olivia Gatwood, author portrait
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Olivia Gatwood

Olivia Gatwood is the author of two poetry collections, New American Best Friend and Life of the Party, and the co-writer of Adele’s music video for "I Drink Wine." She has received international recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. Her performances have been featured on HBO, MTV, VH1, the BBC, and more. Her poems have appeared in The Poetry Foundation, Lambda Literary, and The Missouri Review. Originally from Albuquerque, she lives in Los Angeles.

Olivia Gatwood performs poems from LIFE OF THE PARTY | The Bell House, Brooklyn

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Olivia Gatwood performs poems from LIFE OF THE PARTY | The Bell House, Brooklyn