Mark Your Calendars: The 2023 DC Poet Project Begins in January

Day Eight’s 2023 DC Poet Project—a poetry series and open mic competition with the ultimate prize of a $1,000 book contract—begins Friday January 20, 2023. The 2023 series will feature exceptional DC-area poets in five reading series events. Each event includes 25 to 30 minutes of poetry by the featured poets, and equal time for […]

Spring 2023 Writing Program for DC Area High School Girls

Day Eight is pleased to announce details and signup for our spring 2023 writing program for DC-area high school girls. The program meets one weekend per month, directed by R.E.I.L with an advisory leadership team including Arlington County poet laureate Holly Karapetkova, Dr. Casey Catherine Moore, Dine Watson, Thea Joselow, Norah Vawter, Liana Conyers, and […]

Register for Middle School Winter Writing Camp

Day Eight is pleased to open registration for two free Writing Camps for youth in Washington D.C. this winter, to occur December 27-30, and January 16 (Martin Luther King, Jr. day.) Based out of the Shepherd Park/Juanita Thornton DC Public Library, the camp enrolls 5th through 9th graders and supports youth development and writing skills. […]