Author Archives: Day Eight

2023 DC Poet Project Culminating Event May 7 at Anacostia Library

Day Eight is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2023 DC Poet Project competition: Tracye Funn, Cody Bock, Carlynn Newhouse, Chris Biles, and Brandon Douglas. The annual open-to-all poetry competition, currently in its seventh year, is designed to support local poets. The prize for the overall winner is a book contract with Day Eight. […]

Announcing our 2022 Arts Journalism Competition Winner

Day Eight’s is excited to announce the winner of our 13th annual Arts Journalism Competition, Georgetown University’s Francesca Theofilou. Theofilou is currently a junior, and an editor and writer for The Georgetown Voice. Day Eight produces the competition for undergraduates enrolled or recently enrolled in universities in the D.C. area to identify and support talented […]

Poetry and Birding April 16 with American Bird Conservancy in Rock Creek Park

Day Eight and the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) invite DC residents to attend a free workshop that will bring together the experience of observing birds in nature and poetry, Sunday, April 16 from 9:30-11:30am. At the event poets Taylor Johnson, REIL, and Alberto Roblest will share new, bird-inspired poems and then attendees will be given […]