New Year, New Poetry: Announcing the 2022 DC Poet Project Series

Day Eight is pleased to announce our 2022 DC Poet Project events. Founded in 2017, The DC Poet Project is a poetry series and open-to-all poetry competition culminating in publication of a new book of poetry by a DC author. Each event includes reading by featured poets and an open mic. And at each series […]

Jenn Koiter Reading from So Much of Everything

2021 DC Poet Project winner Jenn Koiter is available to read from her book, So Much of Everything, published by Day Eight October, 2021. Several readings are scheduled and a few have already occurred. Read the Washington City Paper review of So Much of Everything published December 2. September 21 Jenn was featured in conversation […]

Day Eight to Publish Diaspora Café: D.C., an AfroLatinX Poetry Anthology

Day Eight is partnering with the Mariposa Retreat on a new poetry anthology, Diaspora Cafe: D.C., to be edited by Jeffrey ‘Big Homey’ Banks and Maritza Rivera. “I recently read an article about Puerto Rico that included the Taino and Spanish influence on the island and its people but made no mention of its African […]