Shane Hawley – “Your Bosses Hate You” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Upstairs there is a rainbow that ends in a file cabinet filled with all your hopes and dreams, and at the end of each day your bosses pull one out at random and light it on fire.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Shane Hawley, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Grab your copy of Shane’s hilarious book, ABC DEATH, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Sabrina Benaim – “The Truth Has Three Sides”

Performing at Amsterdam Bar and Hall.

“I miss you, but I don’t wish you were here.”

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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Michael Lee – “Row”

Performing at Amsterdam Bar & Hall.

“I’ve been clean for ten years, sometimes barely. I could throw it away if I wanted and in my favorite dreams I do.”

Don’t miss this heart-wrenching poem from Michael Lee, performing at Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul, MN.

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Alice Asch – “A World in Which I am An Extrovert who is Extraordinarily Good at Small Talk” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I am watching you watch me finish my last sentence just so you can keep talking.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Alice Asch, performing at Button Poetry Live.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Gabriel Ramirez – “Black Boy Auditions For His Own Funeral”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“Take what flowers grow from me, make a bouquet from my mother, for all mothers who lose children and are left with shovels to bury what they thought would be the rest of their lives.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Gabriel Ramirez, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Sum Of Her Parts”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Women in my family do not worry about being called bitch; we worry about being buried at the hands of the men we raise, about our daughters being too scared to say, ‘No, you cannot have what is mine.’”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s book, SINK, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Brenna Twohy – “The Author’s Mother Writes a Grocery List”

Featuring at Icehouse.

Isn’t this what they taught us back in school? Isn’t this what good wifehood looks like? A hot, hot oven with something bubbling over inside? Dinner on the table and a house of closed mouths?

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Brenna Twohy, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Brenna’s forthcoming book, SWALLOWTAIL, is now available to pre-order!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Daniel – “The Rainbow Responds to All the White Queer People who Voted for Trump”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019.

“All furs matter, as long as you can skin them from someone else, right?”

Don’t miss this moving poem from Daniel, performing at the 2019 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in St. Louis, MO.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!