Category Archives: Updates and News

Register for Middle School Winter Writing Camp

Day Eight is pleased to open registration for two free Writing Camps for youth in Washington D.C. this winter, to occur December 27-30, and January 16 (Martin Luther King, Jr. day.) Based out of the Shepherd Park/Juanita Thornton DC Public Library, the camp enrolls 5th through 9th graders and supports youth development and writing skills. […]

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 […]