2024 DC Poet Project Culminating Event May 4 at Anacostia Library

Day Eight is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2024 DC Poet Project competition: Kiarra Patterson, Amuchechukwu Nwafor, Jeffrey ‘Big Homey’ Banks, and CanMan tha Poet. Day Eight’s annual open-to-all poetry competition, now in its eighth year, culminates in publication of a new book of poetry by the winning poet. Past books published within […]

Register for Day Eight’s Summer 2024 Middle School Writing Camp at the Shepherd Park Library

Register Your Child for Day Eight’s Summer Writing Camp for an Unforgettable Literary Adventure!  Looking for an extraordinary summer experience that sparks the imagination, cultivates creativity, and ignites a lifelong love for writing? Day Eight’s Writing Camp is a place for 6th-9th grade youth to embark on a journey of self-expression and literary exploration. Summer […]

Announcing the 2023 College Student Arts Journalism Competition Winner

Day Eight’s is excited to announce the winner of our 13th annual DC-area College Student Arts Journalism Competition, Georgetown University’s Leah Cohen. Cohen is currently a junior studying English with a minor in journalism. Day Eight produces an annual competition for undergraduates enrolled or recently enrolled in universities in the D.C. area to identify and […]