Announcing the 2020 DC Poet Project winner

During an online poetry reading event held April 18th-19th more than two thousand participants watched videos by the competing finalists and voted to select Mecca Verdell the winner. Over a 27-hour period Mecca Verdell’s video received nearly 400 votes, almost 100 more than the next competing finalists – Laura McCarty, Dinahsta Kiane, and Merkury Gold. […]

Honorarium available for DC artist essay series

One of the Subspace series artworks by artists J. T. Kirkland

The arts magazine Bourgeon and non-profit news site The DC Line are partnering to commission a series of first person essays from professional DC area artists to document how coronavirus and quarantine are impacting creative life and process. Essays are expected to detail the artist’s creative process, and how it has been impacted by the […]

Creative Conversations in Quarantine

Starting April 30 with Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks join Day Eight’s Arts Writing Fellowship and Cove Coworking for a series of conversations with creative leaders once a week during the corona quarantine. All events are free and to ensure interaction attendance at each is capped at 10. Use the individual date eventbrite links […]