Workshops

Welcome to Button University!

A collection of live online writing courses from Button Poetry authors occurring in 2022-2023.

All Button University workshops are virtual, generative, and live via Zoom. Recordings provided.

Have questions? Visit the Button Workshop FAQ page or contact support@buttonpoetry.com.

  • Button University: Jared Singer Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Jared Singer!

    Author of the poetry collection, FORGIVE YOURSELF THESE TINY ACTS OF SELF-DESTRUCTION

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start September 15, 2022

    Sunday Classes
    6:00pm CT – Start September 18, 2022

    Class Duration: 1.5 hours via Zoom

    *Includes a free digital copy of Jared Singer’s book, Forgive Yourself These Tiny Acts of Self-Destruction!

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Sabrina Benaim Summer Camp

    $100.00

    Summer Camp w/ Sabrina!

    4-week online writing and sharing course w/ Button author Sabrina Benaim!

    Smaller class sizes. Sharing time built in! (more info below)

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesdays in August
    8:00pm CT – Start August 3, 2022 – SOLD OUT

    Saturdays in August
    1:00pm CT – Start August 6, 2022 – SOLD OUT

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    *Includes a free digital copy of Sabrina’s best-selling book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks!

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Desireé Dallagiacomo Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Desireé Dallagiacomo!

    Author of the poetry collection, SINK

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start January 11, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start January 14, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Sabrina Benaim Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Sabrina Benaim!

    Author of the poetry collections, I LOVE YOU, CALL ME BACK and DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursdays
    8:00pm CT – Start January 12th, 2023

    Saturdays
    12:00pm CT – Start January 14th, 2023

    Sundays
    6:30pm CT – Start January 15th, 2023

    Class Duration: 2.5 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Sean Patrick Mulroy Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing online course w/ Sean Patrick Mulroy!

    Winner of the 2020 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest!

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start March 1, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start March 4, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Siaara Freeman Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing online course w/ Siaara Freeman!

    Author of the poetry collection, URBANSHEE

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start March 2, 2023

    Sunday Classes
    11:00am CT – Start March 5, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Rachel Wiley Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Rachel Wiley!

    Author of the poetry collections, Fat Girl Finishing School, Nothing is Okay, and Revenge Body.

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start April 19, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start April 22, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Patrick Roche Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing online course w/ Patrick Roche!

    Author of the poetry collection, A SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE BREAKDOWN

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start April 20, 2023

    Sunday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start April 23, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Topaz Winters Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing online course w/ Topaz Winters!

    Author of the poetry collection, SO, STRANGER

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start June 7, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start June 10, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Blythe Baird Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing online course w/ Blythe Baird!

    Author of IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK and SWEET, YOUNG, & WORRIED

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start June 8, 2023

    Sunday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start June 11, 2023

    Class Duration: 1.5 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Stevie Edwards Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week writing course w/ Button author Stevie Edwards!

    Author of the poetry collection, SADNESS WORKSHOP

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start July 26, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start July 29, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Junious ‘Jay’ Ward Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Junious ‘Jay’ Ward!

    Author of the poetry collection, COMPOSITION

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start July 27, 2023

    Sunday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start July 30, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipient’s email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Ollie Schminkey Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Ollie Schminkey!

    Author of the poetry collection, DEAD DEAD JOKES

    Pick your class day and time:

    Wednesday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start September 20, 2023

    Saturday Classes
    2:00pm CT – Start September 23, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipient’s email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Rudy Francisco Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Rudy Francisco!

    Author of the poetry collections, HELIUM and I’LL FLY AWAY

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start September 21, 2023

    Sunday Classes
    4:00pm CT – Start September 24, 2023

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Porsha Olayiwola Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Porsha Olayiwola!

    Author of the poetry collection, I SHIMMER SOMETIMES, TOO

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start July 21st, 2022

    Sunday Classes
    6:00pm CT – Start July 24th, 2022

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    *Includes a free digital copy of Porsha Olayiwola’s book, i shimmer sometimes, too!

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.

  • Button University: Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre Workshop

    $150.00

    Button University

    6-week online writing course w/ Button author Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

    Pick your class day and time:

    Thursday Classes
    8:00pm CT – Start June 2nd, 2022 – SOLD OUT

    Sunday Classes
    6:00pm CT – Start June 5th, 2022 – SOLD OUT

    Class Duration: 2 hours via Zoom

    Note: If you are gifting a Button U workshop, you MUST enter the recipients email address into the “Gift Message” field while checking out.