Covid-19 Update

Out of an abundance of caution,we are temporarily pausing our PUBLIC shows at Coffee Underground.

Sunday Nights

Interested in featuring? Please be sure to include your slam team affiliations and slam accolades with your email of interest. We are a poetry slam focused venue, so we focus on featuring slam poets. witsendpoetrysc Please attach a picture and copy your bio into the body of your email. We feature poets on the 2nd/3rd Sundays. PLEASE NOTE: WE BOOK AT LEAST 6 MONTHS IN ADVANCE. We can not book features until we receive a bio. DO NOT EMAIL ABOUT WEB OR OTHER SERVICES OR YOU WILL BE INVOICED A $15 FEE TO SUPPORT OUR CHARITY.

The Poetry Slam Team

Congratulations to the 2020 Upstate Slam Team: Say What will travel to the Southern Fried Poetry Slam in June to represent our area in this south east regional. Say What Greenville Slam Team is ranked 5th in the nation at the National Poetry Slam. The Greenville Slam Team won Southern Fried South East Regional Poetry Slam in 1998, and placed in the top four in 2015-2017..

Slams &Tournaments

  • Fresh Out the Oven Slam
    Poems performed must never have been performed in a slam (open mic okay).
  • Say What Poetry Slam
  • Annual Nerd Slam
  • Say What Poetry Slam
  • Not Quite the New Year Slam

Wit’s End Poetry Projects

We are more than just a non-profit organization .

  • Education Outreach

    Do you need spoken word poets to liven up your next event? Poets are available to perform at your community events. We can find the perfect poet to compliment the vision for your eventt.

  • Slam Team

    Ever wondered about the history and purpose of Poetry Slam? Check out this TedX Talk by our founder Kimberly Simms.

  • Sunday Nights

    Wits End Poetry is currently raising money to create teen programming including weekly poetry clubs and a county wide poetry slam. Please support our effort by donating below.

  • Tournaments

    These sponsorships come with a community recognition package that includes advertising on our website, our event programs, and in our social media! Email to receive a sponsorship package.

Make A Change

We are proudly non-corporate non-compromised organization built to serve the literary arts community. We rely on public support to carry out our mission.