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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.



    826NYC Exhibition, Auction & Reception

    Wednesday, July 22
    6 – 8 pm
    David Zwirner Gallery: 533 West 19th Street

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    Super Kids, Serious Authors: A Supporters-Only Extravaganza

    May 4, 2015
    37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY

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    Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC

    April 25, 2015
    12:00 pm
    372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)

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    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

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    Trivia Night for Cheaters

    Sunday December 7th, 2014
    The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn

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    Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival

    September 20th, 2014
    11AM-1PM, 2PM-4PM
    826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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      High School Writers Boot Camp: 826 Summer Workshop

      August 3, 2015

      What do Toni Morrison, Abraham Lincoln, Louis C.K., and Cicero all have in common? They’ve done some awesome writing. During 826NYC’s four-day cre...

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      Summer Filmmakers: 826 Summer Workshop

      July 13, 2015

      826NYC is thrilled to announce that the Summer Filmmakers workshop will be returning in July! The next generation of filmmakers will be taking on the ...

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      Volunteers of the month: Camille & Joshua

      July 1, 2015

      This dynamic duo are superheroes in our After School Tutoring Program. Armed with boundless energy and bullet-proof jokes, these two thrive on the cre...

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      826NYC/Brooklyn Superhero Supply Closed 6/23-6/26

      June 22, 2015

      It's our annual Staff Development Conference! 826NYC and the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. will be CLOSED Tuesday – Friday this week (6/23-6/26...

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      Meet our Summer Interns

      This month, we welcome five new superheroes to the Secret Library: our summer interns! Learn more about these benevolent Brooklynites: their superhero...

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      New Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. Website!

      June 16, 2015

      Too busy fighting crime to make a stop in Brooklyn? You can now purchase your superhero gear online and have it delivered to your doorstep in no time ...

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      End of Year Chapbook and Broadsides

      June 3, 2015

      Students ended their school year with a chapbook release party where they read their latest masterpieces and saw their work transformed into artist-co...

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      Volunteer of the Month: Esther

      June 3, 2015

      Esther can be found during an especially boisterous Storytelling & Bookmaking field trip leading a group of third graders in a story about a perso...

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      826NYC families, volunteers, and staff celebrate Field Day

      May 30th, 2015

      On Saturday, we celebrated a beautiful Brooklyn afternoon and the last week of tutoring with our annual Field Day. Although the Orange Team walked awa...

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      Featured Field Trip Story: No One Buys Artisanal Lampshades

      May 15, 2015

      Read the tale of Blasio de Bill, a Williamsburg-llama-resident and artisanal lampshade salesman. Written by the fifth grade class The Magli-Maniacs....

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