Congratulations Gigi Bella!

Swimming with Elephants Publishing would like to extend a warm congratulations to Gigi Bella for placing 10th in the world at the Women of the World Poetry Slam 2017 in Dallas, Texas.

Gigi Bella has recently joined the SwEP parade with her debut publication of poems entitled “22.” Many of the poems in this collection are in her performance repertoire and were performed in Dallas this last week.

Gigi Bella will be performing along side her tour mates, Eva Marisol Crespin and Mercedez Holtry, at the Draft Station in Albuquerque, NM on March 25, 2017. Come out to congratulate her and have her sign a copy of her book.

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New Release from Swimming with Elephants Publications

Poetry by Gigi Bella
Available at Amazon for 12.95

This is Gigi Bella’s first full length collection of poetry. Encompassing many of her most popular performance pieces and a few new additions, this collection is a perfect representation of her current accomplishments as a young writer.

Pick up a copy today to help her get to WOWPS 2017, and don’t forget to leave a review on Goodreads and

GiGi Guajardo//{gigi bella} is an award-winning poet, musical theatre actress, and educator of the arts. She recently earned the title of Albuquerque’s Woman of the World 2017 representative. She was named a group piece champion at the 2016 National Poetry Slam and a National Semi-Finalist at the 2013 National Poetry Slam as a member of the Albuquerque Slam Team. She is a student at the University of New Mexico pursuing a bachelor’s degree in American Studies with a Theatre minor. She loves marshmallows, sparkling purple lipstick, and Wes Anderson movies. She continues to be a hopeless roma