Category Archives: Publishing

Diaspora Cafe DC Retiro de Poesia – Poetry Retreat – April 15 2023

Gratuita para todos y honorarios de $250 disponibles para que participen los poetas afro o latinx. Day Eight and the Mariposa Poetry Retreat are pleased to present a capacity-building retreat for DC area poets April 15, 2023 from 11am to 4pm. Jeffrey Banks and Maritza Rivera, editors of the poetry anthology Diaspora Café: D.C., are […]

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 […]

Book Tour Dates for Diaspora Café: D.C. an AfroLatinX Anthology

Day Eight is pleased announce several opportunities for the public to hear live readings from Diaspora Café: D.C., an anthology of Afro-LatinX poetry edited by Jeffrey Banks and Maritza Rivera. Diaspora Café: D.C. was released August 1, 2022, and initial press includes coverage and reviews in Washington Independent Review of Books, Latin Opinion Baltimore, Hola […]