Register to study with leading professional journalists at Day Eight's summer national arts journalism institute, June 27- July 1, 2022.

Thanks to support from HumanitiesDC, Day Eight is pleased to offer this opportunity for aspiring and early career arts journalists. Confirmed faculty include Geoff Edgers (Washington Post), Emma Sarappo (The Atlantic), Michael Brodeur (Washington Post ), Kayla Randall (National Public Radio), Celia Wren (Washington Post), Jonetta Rose Barras (The DC Line), Peggy McGlone (Washington Post), Sarah Marloff (Washington City Paper), and Robert Bettmann (Day Eight).

When will applicants be notified of enrollment?
Within seven days of completing a registration application student enrollment will be confirmed with an enrollment offer by email.

How will applicants be selected?
Applicants will be offered enrollment on a rolling basis with priority given to those with demonstrated commitment to arts journalism.

Are scholarships available?
Through support from HumanitiesDC, 75% of attendees will receive partial or full merit scholarships. All applications are considered on a need-blind basis and all students offered enrollment will be invited to apply for scholarship to attend. There is a $20 fee to submit a registration. If this fee serves as a barrier to your ability to apply please email Admin [at] Day Eight dot org.

For additional detail about the institute please visit: http://www.NationalArtsJournalismInstitute.com.

Thanks to generous support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities we are pleased to be able to provide generous full and partial merit-based scholarships, as well as full and partial need-based scholarships to any participant so requiring. 

Please complete your institute application prior to filling out this scholarship application.

Hone your skills as a writer at Day Eight's writing camp this summer!

Faculty include Peggy McGlone (Washington Post), Ebone Bell (Tagg Magazine), Jonetta Rose Barras (The DC Line), Joe Davidson (Washington Post), Sekethia Johnson, Regie Cabico (Capturing Fire), Kim B Miller, Jeffrey Banks, Shaquetta Nelson, Gregory Luce, Kayla Randall (NPR), Anne Becker, Norah Vawter (DC Trending) and more.

To learn more about the camp visit the Day Eight website; register below.

Within seven days of submitting a registration form student enrollment will be confirmed with an enrollment offer by email. There is no fee to register; there is a $20 enrollment fee to hold a spot in the camp. Applicants will be offered enrollment on a rolling basis with priority given to DC residents.

Thanks to generous support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities the camp is free for DC residents; the cost for non-DC residents is $500 per week. Need and merit scholarships are available for non-DC residents.

BOURGEON’S MISSION, THROUGH OUR ONLINE PUBLICATION AND COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, IS TWOFOLD: TO INCREASE PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS AND TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO THE ARTS. BOURGEON SERVES AS A BRIDGE-BUILDER BETWEEN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS AND AUDIENCES.

The editors invite poets that live in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and the surrounding region, to submit poems for publication.

Submissions must include:

  1. Name of the poet
  2. Address of the poet
  3. Email of the poet
  4. Two to four poems
  5. Bio of the poet


Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis, generally within three months of submission.  View the magazine website online: http://bourgeononline.com/category/literary-arts/

Editors: Gregory Luce, Anne Becker, Jeffrey Banks, Regie Cabico, Sarah Katz, Dwayne Lawson-Brown, Serena Agusto-Cox

Bourgeon magazine is a project of the non-profit Day Eight. The mission of Day Eight is to empower individuals and communities to participate in the arts through the production, publication, and promotion of creative projects. Learn more about Day Eight at the website - http://dayeight.org/.

Day Eight