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.” – […]

Falling Leaves: an Interfaith Anthology on the Topic of Consolation and Loss to publish Dec 10

Day Eight is proud to announce the forthcoming, December 10, 2020, publication of Falling Leaves: an Interfaith Anthology on the Topic of Consolation and Loss, edited by Susan Meehan and Robert Bettmann. The book gathers more than 40 poems by DC area poets on the topic, organized into sections on New Prayer, Acceptance, Loss, and […]

Anying Guo Interview with Carolina Miranda

In preview for the upcoming Crossing Borders: an Arts Journalism Conference, workshop teacher Anying Guo (Washington Post) conducted a brief email interview with fellow conference teacher Carolina Miranda (LA Times.) AG: I really enjoy your Essential Arts newsletter, a weekly round-up of don’t miss arts news from local exhibit openings to stage shows like “What […]