826NYC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
Smart Alecks for Smart Kids: An 826NYC Fundraiser
Monday, December 8th
Doors at 8pm. Show at 8:30pm
The Bell House: 149 7th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215
Trivia Night for Cheaters
Sunday December 7th, 2014
The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn
Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival
September 20th, 2014
826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Volunteers of the Month: Allie & Natalie
December 2, 2014
Allison Takeda and Natalie Wright are in charge of finding volunteers to help staff shifts on Saturday and Sunday, the busiest days in the Brooklyn Su...
Announcing a New Partnership with Con Edison
November 12th, 2014
We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Con Edison's "Power of Giving" program. Their generous support of our After-School...
A Successful First Personal Statement Weekend!
November 3, 2014
826NYC kicked off November with our first ever Personal Statement Weekend. During the weekend at the Brooklyn Public Library, high school juniors and ...
Introducing: the League of SuperHumans
October 23, 2014
Become a member of the 826NYC League of SuperHumans and inspire a New York City student...
Warby Parker x 826 = Creativity Squared
We're thrilled to announce the release of both The 826NYC Review and the limited edition Kidd frames (only 826 of either the optical or sun!) by ...
Zombie Apocalypse STEM and Writing Workshop
We've been waiting for the website relaunch to tell everyone about our amazing summer Zombie STEM and Writing workshop sponsored by Time Warner C...
Tales of Two Cities: Book Launch with O/R Books
Monday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00PM
What does this chasm of wealth feel like to people who live and work in NYC? The stories in Tales of Two Cities mix fiction and reportage to convey th...
Nerdist Comics Panel, Part 1 of 2
October 8th, 2014, 6PM-7PM
Super-star writers Charles Soule and Gerry Duggan join hosts Ben Blacker and Heath Corson for a special New York Super Week edition of Nerdist Comics ...
Nerdist Comics Panel, Part 2 of 2
October 10th, 2014; 6PM-7PM
Mega-star writer Brian Michael Bendis (Guardians of the Galaxy) joins hosts Ben Blacker (Thunderbolts; Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Heath Corson (Bat...
Dead Authors Podcast Live with Paul F. Tompkins at New York Super Week benefiting 826NYC
October 8th, 2014, 8PM
Legendary science-fiction writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) uses his time machine to transport literary giants from the past to our present, which ...
The Amazing Bucket List
If I had a bucket list of things to do, I would do this:
1. Jump off a volcano.
2. Jump in a pool of airheads.
3. Jump in a pool of chicken wings.
4. Jump into the Grand Canyon.
5. Swim in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
6. Get the most diamonds.
Written by Aaron M.Read More