DSP Shows presents
Olivia Gatwood
Joaquina Mertz
Monday Aug 27, 2018

Doors: 7:00 PM
Show: 8:00 PM

All Ages

$12 - $15

The 9th Ward at Babeville

341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY

Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. As a finalist at Brave New Voices, Women of the World and the National Poetry Slam, Olivia is an active member of the slam poetry community and has been featured on HBO, Verses & Flow, Button Poetry and Huffington Post, among others. Olivia has traveled nationally to perform and teach workshops on gender equality, sexuality, and social justice at over 70 colleges and 30 high schools nationwide. Her Amazon Best Selling collection, New American Best Friend, reflects her experiences growing up in both New Mexico and Trinidad, navigating girlhood, puberty, relationships, and period underwear. 


Olivia believes in girl-power. She currently lives in Boston.


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