Category Archives: Publishing

2024 DC Poet Project Culminating Event May 4 at Anacostia Library

Day Eight is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2024 DC Poet Project competition: Kiarra Patterson, Amuchechukwu Nwafor, Jeffrey ‘Big Homey’ Banks, and CanMan tha Poet. Day Eight’s annual open-to-all poetry competition, now in its eighth year, culminates in publication of a new book of poetry by the winning poet. Past books published within […]

Announcing the 2023 College Student Arts Journalism Competition Winner

Day Eight’s is excited to announce the winner of our 13th annual DC-area College Student Arts Journalism Competition, Georgetown University’s Leah Cohen. Cohen is currently a junior studying English with a minor in journalism. Day Eight produces an annual competition for undergraduates enrolled or recently enrolled in universities in the D.C. area to identify and […]

Call for Poetry Submissions: Celebrating Black History 

Day Eight’s literary magazine, the Mid-Atlantic Review, is pleased to announce an open call for poetry submissions for a special section of the magazine, Celebrating Black History. Submissions are open from January 22-March 10, 2024.  Selections for the Celebrating Black History section will be made by editors Rebecca Bishophall, Khadijah Ali-Coleman, and Carolivia Herron. Selected […]