Category Archives: Education

Youth Poetry Celebration and Book Launch Sunday Sept 18

Celebrate the voices of young poets and adult mentors curated by Day Eight,  DC’s premiere literary organization providing innovative creative writing workshops for youth.  This reading will celebrate the poets of Write Now: A Writing Circle for Women and Girls led by Kim B. Miller and R.E.I.L. as well as students from Kipp Public Charter School and poetry writing […]

Day Eight to partner with Poets Laureate Fellow Holly Karapetkova

Day Eight is pleased to report our participation in a project revealed today by the Academy of American Poets. Holly Karapetkova, Arlington County, Virginia’s Poet Laureate, is one of 22 Poets Laureate Fellows announced today by the Academy. Her funded project will allow Karapetkova to work with Arlington Youth Laureate Charlotte Maleski and the county’s […]

Registration Open for 2022 Writing Camp at the Shepherd Park Library

Day Eight is excited to be partnering with the Shepherd Park Library and Friends of Shepherd Park Library to provide five weeks of in-person writing camp this summer. The camp brings in exceptional DC-area poets and journalists as faculty within a comfortable and supportive place for youth to develop as writers. Students in the program […]