Announcing the 2024 D.C. Poet Project Winner

At a culminating reading event at the Anacostia Public Library Sunday, May 4, Amuchechukwu Nwafor was crowned the 2024 DC Poet Project winner. A Washington-DC based writer, educator, and teaching artist, ‘Amuche’ is a first-generation born Black American whose poetry touches on the diaspora, mental health, and the female experience. As the winner of the […]

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 […]