gigi bella // is an award winning poet, theater artist and social justice advocate. She has been ranked the tenth woman poet in the world (WOWPS 2017), the two time Project X Bronx Poetry Champion as well as a literal mermaid. She is also a Pink Door Fellow, a National Poetry Slam Group Piece Champion, Semifinalist and ranked within the top 25 teams in the nation at the 2018 National Poetry Slam as part of the first ever all Latinx Project X Bronx Slam Team. She has been featured on stages with Andrea Gibson, Clementine Von Radics, Sabrina Benaim, Lauren Zuniga, Olivia Gatwood and many others. Her chapbook, weird things, was featured on the instagram of pop singer/songwriter, Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave,” Waitress the Musical). Her other work is featured in What Are Birds? and is forthcoming in Maps for Teeth and Knight's Library. Her book, big feelings, will be released with Game Over Books, Spring 2020.