Claire Schwartz – “behind the mechitza”

Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“you have been chosen to carry the heaviest thing.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Claire Schwartz, featuring at her book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Congrats on your release day, Claire! Make sure to check out Claire’s new book, BOUND, Winner of the 2016 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 Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, William Evans, Rudy Francisco, and our newest release from Stevie Edwards!