Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival

Exit 36 Festival Information

Join us in Pompano Beach for the fourth annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival!

The festival seeks to serve the community through educational, theatrical, and literary performances. It will showcase regional, national, and international writers, facilitators, and artists to honor the creative genius of our own cultural arts pioneers.

Writing workshops
Artists’ talks
Slam Poetry competition

This year’s celebrity judge is Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show and The Resident)

Get your tickets for December 9-11 or participate ONLINE: Eventbrite

Rachel McKibbens – “Shiv”

Performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“O’ to be permitted the luxury of only worrying about one thing at a time. O’ to be white in America and to wake up knowing every God is your God.”

Don’t miss this tremendous poem by Rachel McKibbens, performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival. Want to have your video featured on Button Poetry? Video submissions are open NOW, August 1st – September 15th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Danez Smith, Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, our newest release from Donte Collins & more.