Sunday, February 04, 2018

Volunteer!

Wits End Poetry needs volunteers to help run its events! We need ticket takers, ushers, flier distributors, time keepers, bout managers, score keepers and more! We have lots of exciting projects coming up - so get involved!


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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Say What Grand Slam to be held on January 28

Please click her to make a tax deductible donation to the team. 

Official list for poets eligible to slam for Say What?! Poetry Slam Team to travel and represent Greenville and the Upstate in the annual Southern Fried Slam 2018 (San Antonio, TX). Moody Black is the Slammaster in partnership with Wits End Director, Kimberly Simms.

Standard PSI Poetry Slam Rules apply. Top 4 poets will become the 2018 Slam Team upon signing the 2018 Slam Team Contract.

1. Jenice Pleasant


2. Darelle D. Dove


3. Shuntrice Smoot aka Sassy the Poet


4. Soleil Solace


5. Ashley Gowens aka Bitter Sweet


6. Davelyn Hill aka Willow


7. Katara Miller aka IAmPicturesque


8. Barbara Trawick aka Queen Bee


9. Sen Topic


10. Allexthea Carter aka A.I. Carter


11. Hayle'The Celestial Poet Oswell


12. Derrick J Commander aka Southern Styles
The Say What Greenville Poetry Slam
is a certified venue.

For 15 years Wits End Poetry has supported the Greenville Slam Team composed of 5 local poets (Residing in Upstate of South Carolina) to travel to professional conferences on a regional and national level. Our local poets have the opportunity to gain exposure, grow as artists, and network with other people in their field. This year they will be travelling to San Antonio, Texas.

The Say What Slam is a nationally certified (PSI) and award winning slam.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

GIVING TUESDAY

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.




Everyone has something to give. You can give time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, simple acts of kindness, food or clothing.

How would you like to support our non-profit this #GivingTuesday?

1. Sign up to be a volunteer at future events:






Subscribe to our Volunteer mailing list



2. Donate to the Greenville Slam Team






Sponsorship Levels

Every year Wits End Poetry supports the Greenville Slam Team composed of 5 local poets to travel to professional conferences on a regional and national level. Our local poets have the opportunity to gain exposure, grow as artists, and network with other people in their field. This year they will be travelling to Texas and Chicago, IL.

Learn about the National Poetry Slam: http://www.chicagoslamworks.com/nps/


3. Donate to support our Education initiatives

For every $50 raised we can provide a scholarship for 1 poet to visit one school for one classroom visit! For $200, the poet can visit 4 classes in one day! Additional donations allow us to sponsor visits to poetry clubs, library performances, and community performances






4. Use Amazon Smile when you shop!




Please donate to us Via AMAZON SMILE!

Every time you purchase on Amazon, a donation will be made to Wits End Poetry!

Friday, July 07, 2017

Donate to our Greenville Slam Team - Send them to Denver!

We are so proud of the 2017 Greenville Slam Team!  The team features D.Dove, Sassy the Poet, Moody Black, and Bittersweet (from left to right as pictured BELOW).


Thank you to the sponsors of the Greenville Slam Team!!

Wits End Poetry http://www.witsendpoetry.com
The Watering Hole: https://twhpoetry.wordpress.com/
DeMent Studios, Melinda DeMent
Marlanda Dekine http://www.sapientsoul.com/





Our Greenville slam team has less than one month before they fly to Denver! DONATE to their cause by July 15th and secure your invite to their PRIVATE CELEBRATION PARTY in August - when they bring home another championship title!! Let's send our cities talent in style! PLUS your donation is tax deductible! DONATE TODAY!

Sponsorship Levels



Our team recently came in SECOND PLACE out of 33 teams at the Southern Fried Poetry Slam (South East Regionals)! They are the TOP team in the South East! Our #1 rival is currently Baltimore who won first at the National Poetry Slam in 2016 and recently won against GREENVILLE by a hair (.03 points) at the 2017 Southern Fried Poetry Slam! Baltimore - WATCH OUT - Greenville, SC is coming for you in Denver!!!

Plane tickets have been purchased to Denver Colorado, but we are still short $800 to pay for the hotel room (which is $189 per night for 7 nights). And our goal is to send the team with gift certificates for food. HELP OUR TEAM FOCUS ON THE POETRY - DONATE TODAY!!

Your donation to support your team is TAX DEDUCTIBLE and you will receive a receipt as well as recognition on Twitter, Facebook, and our website.


CHECKS OR GIFT CARDS CAN BE MAILED TO 3 HUGHES CREEK ROAD, MARIETTA, SC. ATTN: WITS END POETRY C/O Kimberly Simms.

More info:
http://npsdenver.com/visiting-denver/