Category Archives: Publishing

The Breaking the Blank Book Tour

Day Eight is excited to share several opportunities to experience Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown, the authors of the poetry collection Breaking the Blank, reading from their book. Breaking the Blank is a spirited dialogue between poets—and a meditation on love, parenting, gentrification, money, and the literary life. A recent review by Alex Carrigan in […]

Retiro de Poesia AfroLatinx – Afro Latin Poetry Retreat April 15 2023

Gratuita para todos y honorarios de $250 disponibles para que participen los poetas afrolatinx de DC – Free for all and $250 honoraria available for DC afrolatin poets to participate. Day Eight and the Mariposa Poetry Retreat are partnering on a capacity-building program for area poets to occur April 15, 2023 from 11am to 4pm. […]

Mark Your Calendars: The 2023 DC Poet Project Begins in January

Day Eight’s 2023 DC Poet Project—a poetry series and open mic competition with the ultimate prize of a $1,000 book contract—begins Friday January 20, 2023. The 2023 series will feature exceptional DC-area poets in five reading series events. Each event includes 25 to 30 minutes of poetry by the featured poets, and equal time for […]