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

Announcing the 2024 D.C. Poet Project Winner

At a culminating reading event at the Anacostia Public Library Sunday, May 4, Amuchechukwu Nwafor [...]

2024 DC Poet Project Culminating Event May 4 at Anacostia Library

Day Eight is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2024 DC Poet Project competition: [...]

Announcing the 2023 College Student Arts Journalism Competition Winner

Day Eight’s is excited to announce the winner of our 13th annual DC-area College Student [...]

Call for Poetry Submissions: Celebrating Black History 

Day Eight’s literary magazine, the Mid-Atlantic Review, is pleased to announce an open call for [...]

Announcing The Mid-Atlantic Review 2023

Day Eight is pleased to announce release of The Mid-Atlantic Review 2023, a print compendium [...]

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 [...]