Category Archives: Publishing

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 […]

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 […]