Submission period open for interfaith poetry anthology on the topic of consolation and loss

Day Eight is developing a new interfaith poetry anthology reflecting on consolation and loss to bring together DC-area poets of faith, and to serve a reading public that may benefit from their wisdom, and experience. The poems will be selected by Susan Meehan and Robert Bettmann and the submission period will be open April 1st – […]

Responding to Coronavirus and Quarantine

Last updated April 28, 2020 The coronavirus outbreak is an incredibly scary public health crisis. Day Eight’s vision has always focused on contributing to the healing of the world through the arts. That commitment has never been more vital than now. While Day Eight temporarily suspended public programs a special committee of the Board of […]

Announcing the 2020 DC Poet Project Finalists

At the fifth and final preliminary round open mic event this past Saturday, March 7th, featured poets Kim B Miller, Gregory Luce, and Anne Becker selected Mecca Verdell the winner, completing selection of the 2020 DC Poet Project finalists. Join us Saturday April 4th to hear the finalists perform and vote to select the 2020 […]