New American Best Friend

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 celebrati...

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Title:New American Best Friend
Author:Olivia Gatwood
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ISBN:1943735107
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:49 pages

New American Best Friend Reviews

  • Hope Burton
    Mar 07, 2017
    Woot, first review yay. c:Review is on my blog, Tsundoku Books. ...
  • Leah Harter
    Mar 25, 2017
    Hello everyone, today I am writing about a book that is a little bit different. Normally, I only talk about fiction on here, but there will probably be more poetry in the near future. I will admit that going into this I was already a little bit biased. I have watched Olivia Gatwood’s slam poems...
  • Bree Hill
    Apr 02, 2017
    "Life comes fast. One minute you're taking typing classes for your new secretary job in the World Trade Center and the next it's all almost over, life I mean, but I kicked and screamed my way through it, and so will you." This is small piece from the very last poem in New American Best Friend called...
  • Colleen Samura
    Apr 07, 2017
    Fierce and unflinching. Unapologetically female....
  • Cody
    Apr 08, 2017
    Absolutely incredible....
  • Misty Coss
    May 16, 2017
    Love her poetry. It's great to be able to visualize the emotions and turmoil of growing up....