Thanks to generous support from EventsDC we are pleased to be able to provide a generous number and 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, July 26-30, 2021!

Faculty include Peggy McGlone (Washington Post), Holly Smith (Washington Independent Review of Books), Ebone Bell (Tagg Magazine), Jonetta Rose Barras (The DC Line), Chris Kain (The DC Line), John Stoltenberg (DC Metro Theater Arts),  Jason Cherkis (Huffington Post), Kelly McDonnell (AU Eagle), Regie Cabico (Capturing Fire), and Robert Bettmann.

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 support from EventsDC and HumanitiesDC the camp is free for DC residents; the cost for non-DC residents is $500. 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


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/.

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