Publish with Day Eight

Become an Arts Writing Fellow

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for the DC Arts Writing Fellowship, a training program for early career arts writers of all ages. Check out program information here.

Poetry Book PublisHing

Day Eight publishes two to four single author poetry books per year with a focus on publishing under-represented authors and first books. Read about our our recent books here.

Opportunities for Youth

Day Eight makes publication opportunities available to youth. Check out more about our education programs on the education landing page here.

Featured Books

Sept 15, 2022

An afro-latinx anthology edited by Jeffrey Banks and Maritza Rivera.

March 31, 2022

An anthology of poetry first published in the literary magazine Bourgeon.

Feb 14, 2022

A first book by spoken word artist REIL.

October 15, 2021

A first book by 2021 DC Poet Project winner Jenn Koiter.

July, 1, 2021

An anthology of poetry and artwork exploring connections to the Anacostia river.

April 1, 2021

The catalogue for the Jewish Authenticity and Identity exhibition.

Recent publishing news

Day Eight announces the 2023 Luce Prize winner

Day Eight is pleased to announce that poet Juliana Schifferes has been awarded the 2023 [...]

A Rabbit in Search of a Rolex by Regie Cabico forthcoming from Day Eight Books

Day Eight is proud to announce a forthcoming poetry collection by Regie Cabico from our [...]

Announcing the 2023 D.C. Poet Project Winner

At a culminating reading event at the Anacostia Public Library on May 7, Brandon Douglas [...]

Day Eight’s 2023 Arts Journalism Institute

Spend a week studying with leading arts journalists at Day Eight’s third annual Arts Journalism [...]

Poetry and Birding April 16 with American Bird Conservancy in Rock Creek Park

Day Eight and the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) invite DC residents to attend a free [...]

Silent Tenants / Inquilinos Mudos by Alberto Roblest with translations by Maritza Rivera forthcoming from Day Eight

Day Eight is proud to announce forthcoming release of the poetry book Silent Tenants / [...]

The Breaking the Blank Book Tour

Day Eight is excited to share several opportunities to experience Rebecca Bishophall and Dwayne Lawson-Brown, [...]

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 [...]