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Day Eight announces the 2023 Luce Prize winner

Day Eight is pleased to announce that poet Juliana Schifferes has been awarded the 2023 Luce Prize. The Luce Prize recognizes an exceptional poet in their first four years of professional publication and is selected by the chair of the editorial board of Day Eight’s literary magazine. Schifferes wrote, “I am profoundly grateful for the […]

A Rabbit in Search of a Rolex by Regie Cabico forthcoming from Day Eight Books

Day Eight is proud to announce a forthcoming poetry collection by Regie Cabico from our press. Cabico’s work has been published broadly for more than a decade and this will be his first full length collection. A Rabbit in Search of a Rolex includes more than three dozen new poems exploring the author’s relationships to […]

Announcing the 2023 D.C. Poet Project Winner

At a culminating reading event at the Anacostia Public Library on May 7, Brandon Douglas was crowned the 2023 D.C. Poet Project winner. Past winners include Dominic McDonald, Susan Meehan, John Johnson, and Jenn Koiter. The D.C. Poet Project is an annual open-to-all poetry competition that culminates in the awarding of a book contract. One […]