WOWPS 2014

Button Poetry traveled to Austin, TX to capture the 2014 Women of the World Poetry Slam. Click here to see video from the festival!

From the official WOWPS website:

WOWPS is a four day poetry festival, in which 72 of the best female poets in the world compete against each other in order to crown the Women of the World Poetry Slam champion. Each of the competitors at WOWPS is a slam champion at her home venue, having defeated everyone else in order to clinch a spot at WOWPS.

In addition to the competition, each day of the festival features poetry workshops, themed open mics, special nighttime events, and parties. All events are open to the public and free with a festival pass. Some daytime events will also be free to the general public, with or without a pass.

When: March 19 – March 22, 2014
Where: Austin, TX

Get more festival information at the official site.

General questions about the WOWPS event? Email: info@wow.poetryslam.com

Questions about competing or participating in WOWPS? Contact our executive directory.

Competition at WOWPS is limited to poets who live their lives as women. All competing poets must be individual members of Poetry Slam, Inc.

CUPSI 2014

In March of 2014, Button Poetry traveled to the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in Boulder, Colorado to capture video of dozens of poets. We believe that documenting the voices of our art form–especially these rising stars–plays a vital role in the growth and innovation of poetry. The videos are available on our YouTube page.

VIRAL E-Book Special Preview

Only two days until the release of Button’s first eBook! VIRAL features new and classic work from Lily Myers, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Rachel Rostad, Dylan Garity, Guante and Pages Matam. Today, we wanted to offer everyone a sneak preview of the book, with the foreword from Button Head Editor Michael Mlekoday. We might just be turning into a couple of softies, but we actually teared up reading this for the first time (and, you know, again right now).

-Sam & Dylan

Click here to read the foreword

VIRAL Poems Cover

CUPSI 2013

In April of 2013, Button Poetry traveled to the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational to capture video of dozens of poets. We believe that documenting the voices of our art form–especially these rising stars–plays a vital role in the growth and innovation of poetry. The videos are available on our YouTube page.