DCPS Spring Break and Summer 2023 Writing Camps at Shepherd Park Library

Join Day Eight’s DCPS spring break or summer Writing Camps, February 21-24, April 18-21, July 10-14, or August 7-11! Day Eight’s writing camps are designed for middle school students and to encourage a love of language through poetry recitation and personal expression. Each week of camp the attendees read out loud from a core text, […]

Rethinking Theater Criticism Conference February 18 to 25, 2023

Join critics, editors, producers, actors, directors, funders, and the theater community for Rethinking Theater Criticism, a conference set to occur Saturday, February 18, and Saturday, February 25, 2023. Theater journalism in Washington, D.C., is struggling with a trio of challenges common across the county, including reduced paid opportunities for critics, lack of a diverse critics […]

Retiro de Poesia AfroLatinx – Afro Latin Poetry Retreat April 15 2023

Gratuita para todos y honorarios de $250 disponibles para que participen los poetas afrolatinx de DC – Free for all and $250 honoraria available for DC afrolatin poets to participate. Day Eight and the Mariposa Poetry Retreat are partnering on a capacity-building program for area poets to occur April 15, 2023 from 11am to 4pm. […]