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Application open for Spring 2024 Writing Program for Middle and High School Girls

Day Eight is pleased to open application for our spring 2024 enrichment writing intensive for DC-area middle and high school aged girls. The program is designed to provide a supportive space for young female writers to create and grow. The program meets monthly, January through May, the third Sunday of each month, from noon to […]

Eighth annual DC Poet Project readings series and competition begins January 2024

Day Eight’s eighth annual DC Poet Project poetry series and open mic competition—with the ultimate prize of a $1,000 book contract—begins Friday January 19th, 2024. The 2024 series feature 16 exceptional DC-area poets in five reading series events. Each event includes reading by the featured poets, and equal time for reading by open mic participants. […]