Category Archives: Updates and News

Day Eight Community Celebration Saturday Oct 1

The Day Eight board of directors is excited to be hosting the organization’s annual community celebration fundraiser Saturday October 1, 7pm, at the Wonderbread factory in DC’s Shaw neighborhood. (Image above of the space.) We hope you’ll join the board, supporters, authors, poets, program leaders and friends of the organization to celebrate all that we’ve […]

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 […]