Category Archives: Publishing

Day Eight to publish Breaking the Blank, co-written by Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown

Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown, poets and friends from the Washington, D.C. area, have collaborated on the forthcoming collection, Breaking the Blank, to be released November 1, 2022 by Day Eight. Breaking the Blank is a dialogue between poets—and a meditation on love, parenting, gentrification, money, and the literary life. In accessible free verse, haiku, […]

Youth Poetry Celebration and Book Launch Sunday Sept 18

Celebrate the voices of young poets and adult mentors curated by Day Eight,  DC’s premiere literary organization providing innovative creative writing workshops for youth.  This reading will celebrate the poets of Write Now: A Writing Circle for Women and Girls led by Kim B. Miller and R.E.I.L. as well as students from Kipp Public Charter School and poetry writing […]

Day Eight to partner with Poets Laureate Fellow Holly Karapetkova

Day Eight is pleased to report our participation in a project revealed today by the Academy of American Poets. Holly Karapetkova, Arlington County, Virginia’s Poet Laureate, is one of 22 Poets Laureate Fellows announced today by the Academy. Her funded project will allow Karapetkova to work with Arlington Youth Laureate Charlotte Maleski and the county’s […]