Announcing the 2018 DC Poet Project Finalists

This past weekend, poets Alan King and E. Ethelbert Miller selected DC poets Jeffery Banks and Monica Leak as finalists for the spring 2018 DC Poet Project, completing the grouping. At earlier events, John Johnson, Aiyi’nah Ford, and Shaquetta Nelson, were selected. Join the finalists at the culminating event May 5th, 2:00pm – reserve tickets […]

Writing for Artists Workshop with Robert Bettmann at BloomBars April 7th

In this 90 minute hands-on workshop, artists will consider different types of writing necessary to the profession, including press releases, artist statements, web text, and grant applications.¬†Particular focus will be on Artist Statements, and participants are encouraged to bring examples of their existing statements to workshop with the group. Attendees will have the opportunity to […]

New Poetry Series Launching with DC Poet Project Winner Susan Meehan

When Day Eight launched the DC Poet Project, a reading series with connected open-to-all poetry competition, we hoped to support DC poets. Now, through recent funding from the DC Commission on the Arts, we’re able to launch a poetry series for seniors in DC with Susan Meehan, 2017 winner of the DC Poet Project. This […]