You Better Be Lightning

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Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Button Poetry
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.4 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781943735990

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About the Author

Queer Pushcart-nominated poet/activist/independent rockstar Andrea Gibson has toured with Ani DiFranco and poet Buddy Wakefield. Cementing their niche in the upper echelon of the national performance poetry scene, Andrea has placed in the top four of five international finals stages and was the first ever Women of the World Slam Champion in 2008. They have been showcased on Free Speech TV, the BBC, the documentary "Slam Planet" and indie radio stations worldwide. Andrea has self-released four CDs, Bullets and Windchimes, Swarm, When the Bough Breaks, and Yellowbird.

Reviews

"ANDREA GIBSON WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT GENDER."

-- BUZZFEED
"ANDREA GIBSON SEAMLESSLY SPINS HOPELESSNESS INTO HOPE, FIRES BACK AT SOCIAL NORMS, AND CHALLENGES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ALIVE AND TO BE HUMAN"

--THEM
"ANDREA GIBSON'S POETRY... WILL MAKE YOU FEEL SEEN AND HEARD AND BEAUTIFULLY ARTICULATED..."

-- HUFFINGTON POST
"GIBSON CAPTURES RAW HUMAN EXPERIENCES AND EMOTIONS--BOTH GOOD AND BAD AND TURNS THEM INTO SOMETHING OPTIMISTIC AND HOPEFUL, REMINDING THEIR AUDIENCE OF THE POWER IN VULNERABILITY AND IN LIVING."


-- OUT FRONT MAGAZINE
"ANDREA GIBSON IS IN THE FIGHT FOR HEARTS AND MINDS. WITH A RELENTLESS SENSE OF URGENCY AND EMOTIONS -- "HAVING FEELINGS ALL OVER" -- LEAVENED BY AN OCCASIONAL FLASH OF HUMOR."

--BOSTON GLOBE