2020 Video Contest Finalists!

2020 Button Poetry Video Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the 2020 video contest!

Congratulations to our finalists and winners!

Stay tuned for our 2021 video contest in July…

Scroll down to see our 2020 finalists and winners!

Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to everyone who submitted. Watch the winning videos on our YouTube channel!

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Best of Button Week 309

“To be in love with someone 500 miles away is to always be waiting.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Rola Alasmar! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Natasha T. Miller!

Best of Button Week 308

“There we were, filling the space with the sound of us.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ariana Brown! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Natasha T. Miller!

Best of Button Week 307

“I say Black fatherhood. One of his coworkers decides to drag a joke through the conversation says, ‘That’s kind of an oxymoron, right?’”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Rudy Francisco! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Natasha T. Miller!

Best of Button Week 306

“Black lives can’t matter unless all Black lives matter, and all Black lives include trans.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: They/Them! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Javon Johnson!

Aja Monet – “The First Time” (100K Views)

“We were always fighting them. All those people out there fighting us, doing everything to remind us of our place.”

Congratulations to Aja Monet for topping 100,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more from CUPSI 2016 here.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Javon Johnson & Rudy Francisco!

Best of Button Week 305

“I am still learning to speak in a love that feels more like birth than goodbye.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Natasha Hooper! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Javon Johnson!

Best of Button Week 304

“The tiny predator thinks not of history, only survival.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Phil Kaye! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Javon Johnson!

Shay Alexi Stewart – “Song of the Prettybird” (100K Views!)

“My left side is my best side. I have a best side. I have a better half. I am a half.”

Congratulations to Shay Alexi Stewart for topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from CUPSI 2016 here.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Javon Johnson & Rudy Francisco!