Poet Andrea Gibson Coming to Iowa City

Nov 21, 2018

Andrea Gibson, winner of the first ever Woman of the World Poetry Slam, is one of the best known spoken word poets in the country.

Gibson has released seven spoken word albums and five books including their latest collection, “Lord of the Butterflies.” Filled with poems about love, loss, violence, politics, and identity, Lord of the Butterflies is personal, political, angry, vulnerable and beautiful.

In this episode of Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with Gibson ahead of their reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City on Friday, November 30th at 7 p.m.

Later this hour, she talks with actress Alyssa Milano.