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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 […]

Professional Development Series for Arts Journalists Launches January 2020

Join the DC Arts Writing Fellowship at Cove Co-working in Dupont Circle for a new professional development series for arts journalists. This series is produced within the DC Arts Writing Fellowship project to provide practical training for early career arts journalists, including Day Eight’s DC Arts Journalism fellows. Space is limited and tickets are required. […]

Announcing Featured Poets in the 2020 DC Poet Project Reading Series

Through support from individual donors, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Wells Fargo Community Foundation, Day Eight’s DC Poet Project reading series will feature exceptional writers from across the region at five events spring 2020. Now in its fourth year, The DC Poet Project is a poetry reading series and open-to-all poetry competition […]