Kerrin McCadden – “Weeks After My Brother Overdoses”

Reading from Keep This To Yourself

“No one will let me have my sadness or tally what I’ve lost. I make lists like recipes for how to go on alone.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Kerrin McCadden, reading from her new book, Keep This To Yourself.

Grab your copy of Kerrin’s powerful book, KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF – Winner of the 2018 Button Poetry Prize, now available!

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 Jared Singer & Adam Falkner!

Eddie Figures – “Scratching The Sound of History”

Performing at Black Arts Matter Festival.

“History doesn’t sound so sweet when your eyes are open.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Eddie Figures, performing at Black Arts Matter Festival in Madison, WI.

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 Adam Falkner & Kerrin McCadden!

Sabrina Benaim – “Bed Poem”

Performing at Amsterdam Bar and Hall.

“I don’t have to be sorry for choosing myself.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN.

Sabrina’s highly acclaimed debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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 George Abraham & Kerrin McCadden!

Guante – “An Open Letter to Pinnochio from Dracula”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“We are more than the materials with which we have been built.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Guante, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Guante’s limited edition zine bundle, THE ART OF TAKING THE L, is now available! Only 250 made, get yours before they’re gone!

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 George Abraham & Kerrin McCadden!

Michael Lee – “The Law of Halves as Applied to the Blade” (Button Live)

Featuring at Icehouse

“There are still, in the end, atoms shivering between us. In this way none of us ever really touch.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Michael Lee, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Grab your copy of Michael’s powerful book, THE ONLY WORLDS WE KNOW , now available!

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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 George Abraham & Kerrin McCadden!

Rachel Wiley – “Femme Visibility” (Button Live)

Featuring at Icehouse.

“My queerness is not unlike a cat on a leash. It’s awkward.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rachel Wiley, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

Get your copy of Rachel’s debut book, NOTHING IS OKAY, now available!

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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 Kerrin McCadden & George Abraham!

Jared Singer – “April 16, 2007”

Featuring at Honey

“Words should have to be as big as the thing they describe.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Jared Singer, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

Grab your copy of Jared’s incredible book, FORGIVE YOURSELF THESE TINY ACTS OF SELF-DESTRUCTION , now available!

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 Adam Falkner & Kerrin McCadden!

CocoaFlo – “Pretty Dark”

Performing at IWPS 2019.

“He better know that this skin be the midnight sky where twinkling lights come to lounge, that pretty and dark-skinned is not an oxymoron, it’s as normal as the dawn of a new day.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from CocoaFlo, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

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 Adam Falkner & Kerrin McCadden!