Application Open for New Theater Critics Program

Apply to receive training and mentorship leading to a first published review in The DC Line, DC Trending, or DC Theater Arts. This opportunity is available through support from HumanitiesDC. The application period opens November 17, 2022, and the deadline to apply is December 10, 2022. Notification will be made to selected applicants by December […]

Book Tour Dates for Diaspora Café: D.C. an AfroLatinX Anthology

Day Eight is pleased announce several opportunities for the public to hear live readings from Diaspora Café: D.C., an anthology of Afro-LatinX poetry edited by Jeffrey Banks and Maritza Rivera. Diaspora Café: D.C. was released August 1, 2022, and initial press includes coverage and reviews in Washington Independent Review of Books, Latin Opinion Baltimore, Hola […]

Day Eight to publish Breaking the Blank, co-written by Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown

Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown, poets and friends from the Washington, D.C. area, have collaborated on the forthcoming collection, Breaking the Blank, to be released November 1, 2022 by Day Eight. Breaking the Blank is a dialogue between poets—and a meditation on love, parenting, gentrification, money, and the literary life. In accessible free verse, haiku, […]