Category Archives: Updates and News

Announcing the 2020 DC Poet Project Finalists

At the fifth and final preliminary round open mic event this past Saturday, March 7th, featured poets Kim B Miller, Gregory Luce, and Anne Becker selected Mecca Verdell the winner, completing selection of the 2020 DC Poet Project finalists. Join us Saturday April 4th to hear the finalists perform and vote to select the 2020 […]

Spoken Truths at Intersections Festival Feb 29

Join past finalists and winners from the DC Poet Project for a special performance celebrating Black History as part of the Intersections Festival, Friday February 29 at 8pm. Black history was passed down by word of mouth, stories retold over generations. The struggles and the strengths. Spoken word was formed. Hear history retold. Let this […]

Professional development opportunity for DC area poets January 25

Day Eight’s DC Poet Project is designed to encourage participation in poetry and each year the annual poetry reading series includes a free public poetry workshop. This year, replacing the workshop, Day Eight is partnering with Regie Cabico (Capturing Fire), Sean Murphy (1455), and Nina Murray (US Foreign Service) to create a day-long professional development […]