Category Archives: Updates and News

Day Eight to Publish Diaspora Café: D.C., an AfroLatinX Poetry Anthology

Day Eight is partnering with the Mariposa Retreat on a new poetry anthology, Diaspora Cafe: D.C., to be edited by Jeffrey ‘Big Homey’ Banks and Maritza Rivera. “I recently read an article about Puerto Rico that included the Taino and Spanish influence on the island and its people but made no mention of its African […]

November 2021 Community Celebration

Thanks to all who attended our Community Celebration on Saturday, November 13 in the Union Market neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Day Eight community of artists, writers, journalists, and poets enjoyed wine and cheese as we celebrated our poetry in the schools poets and educators; book authors; arts writing fellows; faculty in our journalism education […]

A Poetry Rocks the District reading with Regie Cabico and friends Sunday Sept 26

Join Regie Cabico and friends on zoom Sunday September 26th, 2021 6-7pm to celebrate completion of the Poetry Rocks the District project and to hear poets featured in the curriculum and DC student poets. To attend on zoom individuals must register for tickets using the eventbrite here, and the event will livestream to the Day […]