Open Call for Panels and Workshops – Online Sept 2020 Arts Journalism Conference

Day Eight’s annual Arts Journalism Conference is designed to provide practical training and opportunities for arts writers and to increase the quality of public dialogue related to arts journalism. In 2018 the conference included keynote speakers Jamie Bennett (Art Place America) and Geoff Edgers (Washington Post), and in 2019 workshop leaders Kayla Randall (Washington City […]

Announcing the 2020 DC Poet Project winner

During an online poetry reading event held April 18th-19th more than two thousand participants watched videos by the competing finalists and voted to select Mecca Verdell the winner. Over a 27-hour period Mecca Verdell’s video received nearly 400 votes, almost 100 more than the next competing finalists – Laura McCarty, Dinahsta Kiane, and Merkury Gold. […]

Honorarium available for DC artist essay series

One of the Subspace series artworks by artists J. T. Kirkland

The arts magazine Bourgeon and non-profit news site The DC Line are partnering to commission a series of first person essays from professional DC area artists to document how coronavirus and quarantine are impacting creative life and process. Essays are expected to detail the artist’s creative process, and how it has been impacted by the […]