Category Archives: Updates and News

Applications open for High School Writing Fellowship

Day Eight is proud to announce the launch of our new High School Writing Fellowship, produced with support from EventsDC. Do you love the arts? Do you love writing? This is for you! Selected students will be paid to write articles for local publications about DC area arts and culture. Fellows are expected to write […]

Matthew Bailey Creates Poet Portrait Series for Day Eight

Matthew Bailey’s passion is creating environmental portraits, images where a narrative is expressed by both the individual and landscape. To help celebrate Day Eight’s forthcoming anthology, The Forgotten River, Bailey has created a series of ten portraits of area poets. Born and raised in the District of Columbia, Matthew recently established a new home in […]

Anacostia Swim Club member anthology

Day Eight is excited to announce forthcoming publication of a nature-themed anthology featuring works by sixteen poets and four visual artists. The volume was designed to celebrate a future in which the Anacostia River—once one of the most polluted rivers in the United States—will be swimmable once again. The anthology examines the human relationship to […]