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.
Super Kids, Serious Authors: A Supporters-Only Extravaganza
May 4, 2015
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY
Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC
April 25, 2015
372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)
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
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....
Volunteer of the Month: Ciara
May 7, 2015
Ciara Cordasco is an intrepid graphic designer capable of many mediums. She’s been helping package up the superb chapbooks from 826NYC workshops for...
Volunteer of the Month: Bree
April 4, 2015
Brehanna Ramirez began her 826NYC volunteer-life as a wee intern, and continues on by assisting with her design and publishing know-how. She travels b...
Meet Kyra: Our Volunteer Outreach & Support Intern
March 26, 2015
Kyra, who claims that she was meant to be a water-bending master, is 826NYC’s Volunteer Outreach & Support intern. In this week’s #PersonnelGe...
Calling all NYC Students: Submit Your Writing to the 826NYC Review
May 31, 2015
The 826NYC Review is back! 6-18 year olds are invited to submit their poetry, rap, short, stories, songs, comics, plays, novel excerpts, and more to o...
Volunteer of the Month: Bean
March 6, 2015
Bean is an edible, kidney-shaped seed, borne in the long pods of a leguminous plant. No, wait, that's not right. Bean is a sometimes poet, non-pr...
Kid President and Our Students Are Awesome!
February 17, 2015
826 chapters from around the country are celebrating the release of Kid President's new book! Read more about our collaboration and see some of o...
Meet Anna: Our Workshops & Publications Intern
February 13, 2015
In this week's "Personnel Get Personal," Anna, our Workshops and Publications Intern reveals her childhood theory on calories, her ulti...
Meet Mariama: Our Director of Education
February 6, 2015
Mariama Lockington has been 826NYC’s Director of Education for almost two years. Now, she's sharing with us some intimate factoids, including h...
Meet our Spring Interns!
February 4, 2015
Last month, we welcomed seven new interns to the 826NYC team. ...
When I am older, I would like to be similar to my parents. My mom always tells me that her parents didn’t give her what she gave me, and that she doesn’t want to make the mistakes she made. My mom also wants the best for me and my sister. It’s not only my mom, it’s also my dad. My dad wants ...
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