February 17th. Feature Poet Jay Ward of Charlotte, NC | Jay Ward is a poet and teaching artist from Charlotte, NC. Honest and compelling; a story aching to be heard, a salve searching for hearts, the poet is a 2018 National Poetry Slam Champion, a 2017 Fellow of both Callaloo and The Watering Hole, and a veteran of the slam poem he also publishes in the realm of the page. He currently serves as a Program Director for BreatheInk, where he facilitates writing and performance workshops and coaches youth poets attending Brave New Voices each year. Host Moody Black. Produced by Wits End Poetry. 1 East Coffee Street. Greenville, SC 29601. 7:30 pm. $10. The night will also feature a short open mic. Host Moody Black. Produced by Wits End Poetry. All poetry styles welcome. Coffee Underground. 1 East Coffee Street. Greenville, SC 29601. 7:30 pm. $7. Performance at iWPS Finals 2015, Jay Ward "When buying a Dog." Read more about Jay on ourblog!