The free workshops begin at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m., facilitated by well-known professional poets.
Readings by the winners of the Spartanburg Soaring! Written Poetry Competition will commence at 6 p.m., with poetry slams beginning shortly thereafter.
Performers from two categories — amateur and experienced — will take the stage for cash prizes totaling $1,700. Admission to the readings and slams is $5 per person.