Eighth annual DC Poet Project readings series and competition begins January 2024

Day Eight’s eighth annual DC Poet Project poetry series and open mic competition—with the ultimate prize of a $1,000 book contract—begins Friday January 19th, 2024. The 2024 series feature 16 exceptional DC-area poets in five reading series events. Each event includes reading by the featured poets, and equal time for reading by open mic participants. […]

Day Eight announces the 2023 Luce Prize winner

Day Eight is pleased to announce that poet Juliana Schifferes has been awarded the 2023 Luce Prize. The Luce Prize recognizes an exceptional poet in their first four years of professional publication and is selected by the chair of the editorial board of Day Eight’s literary magazine. Schifferes wrote, “I am profoundly grateful for the […]