Author Archives: Day Eight

Applications open for Journalism Institutes June 21 to 25, 2021

Thanks to support from EventsDC, Day Eight is pleased to offer two opportunities for aspiring and early career journalists June 21-25, 2021.  Confirmed faculty include: Geoff Edgers (Washington Post), Peter Marks (Washington Post), Maura Judkis (Washington Post), Anying Guo (Washington Post), Peggy McGlone (Washington Post), Holly Smith (Washington Independent Review of Books), Ebone Bell (Tagg […]

Celebrating local poetry in the 2021 Poet Project reading series

The DC Poet Project continues its mission of celebrating DC poets in 2021. Founded in 2017, The DC Poet Project is a poetry reading series and open-to-all poetry competition culminating in the publication of a new book of poetry by a DC author. Read more about the series and past winners here. Through support from […]

Book launch reading for Laura McCarty’s Just One Swallow Thursday January 7, 2021

Join the Day Eight community to celebrate publication of Laura McCarty’s book, Just One Swallow, Thursday January 7th, 7-8:00pm. Rsvp to the event on facebook, and attend on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88204889642 EARLY RESPONSE TO JUST ONE SWALLOW: “A credit to the narrative tradition; and has no superior.” – Grace Cavalieri, Maryland Poet Laureate “A splendid read.” – […]