Andrea Gibson

One of the most celebrated and successful poets in the field began their career in 1999 with a break-up poem at an open mic in Boulder, Colorado. Gibson then leaped into the forefront of spoken word poetry on the national scene in 2008 when they won the first ever Woman of the World Poetry Slam. Author of several collections of poetry and an illustrated collection of their most memorable quotes, Andrea (they/them/their) has also released numerous full-length albums.