Our mission is to encourage the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing. To empower students with the skills to write their own paths forward, undefined by circumstance. To support new and exciting approaches to writing and inspire student engagement. And to foster generations of creative writers and thinkers, who together will define a better future.
How to Get Santa Claus on Camera (This Set-Up Is on X-Mas Eve)
The Place in My Mind
The Adventures of Nutriman and Junkster
I Am From
August 23, 2017
If I Could Transport Anywhere
A Quick Loan
Meet our February Volunteer of the Month: Beth Dukes
Our February Volunteer of the Month, Beth, has donated her super skills of voice acting, volunteer training, curriculum writing, and more to 826NYC fo...
High School of Fashion Industries Book Release
January 19, 2018
This fall seniors from the High School of Fashion Industries' "Film and Drama" elective participated in an in-schools residency with 82...
Meet our January Volunteer of the Month: Susan Pelzer
Susan Pelzer has been volunteering with 826NYC since the fall of 2016. In that time, she has become an invaluable member of our Park Slope Tutoring co...
Moussa F. Receives The William Peter Blatty Award
November 16, 2017
826NYC is pleased to announce the winner of the William Peter Blatty Award for outstanding writing by a young author, Moussa F. ...
Meet our November Volunteer of the Month: Carol Goldberg
Carol is in her second year of being a superstar volunteer here at 826NYC! A consistent and invaluable presence in our Field Trips and In-schools prog...
Back to School in the Writers’ Room
The Writers' Room at PS/MS 7 and Global Tech Prep is back in action this fall!...
Meet our October Volunteer of the Month: Joanne Ramadani!
So far this year, Joanne has come in two days a week and stepped up as a leader in AST, helping to orient and support new tutors and following up with...
Welcome Our CUNY Service Corps Members!
CUNY Service Corps Members join 826NYC!...
826NYC Welcomes Our First-Ever Teaching Artist Cohort
826NYC hired a cohort of dynamic and experienced Teaching Artists for in-school residencies in New York City public schools. Meet them here!...
David Zwirner Books x 826NYC Literary Prize Reading
August 8, 2017
Isiah Tamar, age 17, reads work at David Zwirner Books pop-up shop...
If I had Cupid’s arrows, I would keep them and make people and animals fall in love. I would make my lizard named Isabella fall in love with my dogs, Cookie and Bella. I would make two people I don’t know fall in love. I would also make my lizard fall in love with me. ...
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