Stevie Edwards – “The Rapists Seem Hurt by Being Called Their Names in Public”

Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“They thought we wouldn’t notice the slaughterhouse, the conveyor belt inching us closer, the bins of bones and cartilage separated out.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem from Stevie Edwards, featuring at her book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Make sure to check out Stevie’s new book, SADNESS WORKSHOP, 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, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Stevie Edwards, Claire Schwartz, & our newest release from Guante!