Author Archives: Day Eight

Announcing the 2023 D.C. Poet Project Winner

At a culminating reading event at the Anacostia Public Library on May 7, Brandon Douglas was crowned the 2023 D.C. Poet Project winner. Past winners include Dominic McDonald, Susan Meehan, John Johnson, and Jenn Koiter. The D.C. Poet Project is an annual open-to-all poetry competition that culminates in the awarding of a book contract. One […]

Register for Summer Writing Camp with Day Eight

Register Your Child for Day Eight’s Summer Writing Camp for an Unforgettable Literary Adventure!  July 10th-14th, 2023 and August 7th-11th, 2023 10am-4pm at Shepherd Park Library Looking for an extraordinary summer experience that sparks the imagination, cultivates creativity, and ignites a lifelong love for writing? Look no further! Our free Summer Writing Camp is the perfect […]

Day Eight’s 2023 Arts Journalism Institute

Spend a week studying with leading arts journalists at Day Eight’s third annual Arts Journalism Institute, August 7 – 11, 2023. 2023 Institute faculty include Geoff Edgers (Washington Post), Emma Sarappo (The Atlantic), Sarah Kaufman (Pulitzer Prize winning dance critic), Michael Brodeur (Washington Post), Kayla Randall (National Public Radio), Celia Wren (Washington Post), Sarah Marloff […]