that transform classrooms, communities and lives

Learn with fellow artists! Travel! Get paid to write and perform!
Get Lit’s free weekly class is a place to explore poetry and build community.
Join us in our monthly open mics for an evening of music and poetry!
Get Lit’s Film Department empowers young people, builds community, and promotes collaboration through filmmaking.
This two week intensive explores spoken word as art form and activism, open to youth ages 13-20.
Learn how to create your own chapbook and get your poems published!
Professional development and job training opportunity for Get Lit alumni!

An original method
inspiring original voices

The Get Lit model follows our own original call-and-response technique. Poets learn classic poetry, claim a poem that resonates, and then pen their own spoken work response pieces, which they perform in tandem.



Want your classroom to come alive? Get Lit provides support for implementing a comprehensive curriculum that has the power to enrich the lives of students through engaging and accessible coursework. Programs include professional training for educators and access to Get Lit resources throughout the school year. Find out more about how you can transform your classroom and transform lives.

Our curriculum is taught in over 100 schools by english and drama teachers.

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