About Button Poetry
Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective production poetry production, distribution, promotion and fundraising system. Button Poetry strives to demonstrate the power and diversity of their community. They hope to broaden the scope of poetry by encouraging and disseminating the best and brightest performing poets of today, expanding the scope of poetry, and developing a higher level of cultural appreciation for art forms. It produces and distributes poetry media, including videos from local and national events, Chapbooks, collaborative recordings, academic and critical, and many other products. It was founded in 2011 by Sam Cook and Serra Dimod, and Rachel Selmak and Heidi Lear joined quickly. They launched the first button site and blog.