Olivia Gatwood: The 26-Year-Old Poet You Should Be Watching

Olivia Gatwood: The 26-Year-Old Poet You Should Be Watching

Olivia Gatwood was born February 23, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. And, in her short twenty-six years on this planet, this woman has taken no small-steps toward proving her brilliance, strength, resilience, and power.   At just sixteen, Gatwood led twenty other women in a class-action sexual harassment lawsuit against their boss at a local bakery. She now works as a Title IX Compliant (a federal law that states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity …

7 Quotes from Modern Poets For When You’ve Got the Sads

7 Quotes from Modern Poets For When You’ve Got the Sads

Poetry is one of the oldest forms of writing in existence. It has been the go-to for both writers and avid-readers in need of a way to express themselves, clear their heads, and share thoughts that can’t always be easy to share since the beginning of time, and, with such a rise in modern poets hitting the big time and making waves in the press, it’s right now as popular and relevant as ever. Yay, poets! Yay, poems! Yay, poetry!   Here are seven of my favorite quotes from modern poets for the days when you’re feeling down and need a little help getting …