Mission Statement

1. to advocate, promote, support, witness, and /or perpetuate the art of poetry
2. to promote and encourage poetry events and those who organize them
3. to promote literacy and creativity in adults and youth. This mission will be achieved by:
a. sponsoring and supporting poetry events across the Upstate and beyond, as well as developing poetry audiences
b. sponsoring and promoting the Upstate Slam Team Project
c. developing education and community programs which utilize poetry
d. our online website which provides poetry information and resources.

Live at Wits End Poetry. Poetry Open Mic, Slam, and Features. Every Sunday Night at Coffee Underground at 7:30pm in downtown Greenville at 1 East Coffee Street. $5 ticket at the door. Second Sundays. Upstate Poetry Slam with Moody Black. Poets are invited to compete in this friendly poetry slam for their chance to win $50.Coffee Underground 7:30pm. Southern Slam Queen Individuals held first Sunday in March annually featuring 15 women representing 5 states and competing for $500 in cash and prizes. Coffee Underground. 7:30pm.