Category Archives: Press Releases

2023 DC Poet Project Culminating Event May 7 at Anacostia Library

Day Eight is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2023 DC Poet Project competition: Tracye Funn, Cody Bock, Carlynn Newhouse, Chris Biles, and Brandon Douglas. The annual open-to-all poetry competition, currently in its seventh year, is designed to support local poets. The prize for the overall winner is a book contract with Day Eight. […]

Lyft Awards Community Grant to Day Eight

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2018) – Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., today announced the April winner of its monthly Community Grant Program, Day Eight, a non-profit which empowers its participants through arts performances, classes, workshops, and publications. The grant will be used to provide transportation to seniors to and from poetry events. […]