Andrea Gibson: Lord Of The Butterflies UK Tour
23 Thursday 23rd May

Andrea Gibson: Lord Of The Butterflies UK Tour

Union Chapel

Compton Avenue, London, London, N1 2XD

Price: £22.00
Time: 7.00pm - 10.30pm

Winner of the first ever Women of the World Poetry Slam in 2008, ANDREA GIBSON remains one of the most captivating performers in the spoken word poetry scene today. Gibson creates a space for each person in the room to feel, and to heal. In a fierce oscillation between activism and love, Andrea Gibson’s newest literary triumph, released Nov 2018, Lord of the Butterflies, is a masterful showcase from the renowned poet whose writing and performances have captured the hearts of millions. An artful and nuanced look at gender, romance, loss, and family, this is also a book of protest. While rioting against gun violence, homophobia, and white supremacy, Gibson celebrates gender expansion, queer love, and the will to stay alive. Each emotion in Lord of the Butterflies is deft and delicate, resting within imagery heavy enough to sink the heart, while giving the body wings to soar.

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