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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.



    For Some

    June 8, 2016 in Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence

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    If I Could Do Anything

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    The Museum Monsters

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    Mexico Food


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    A Puppy

    February 24, 2016

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    Being a King and a Beast

    November 2015

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    The Monster and the Girl

    October 6, 2015

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    Keep Cool for Summer Days

    June 29, 2015

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    Fish Holiday

    June 19, 2015

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    Protest of a Young Man

    June 11, 2015

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      Meet our August Volunteer of the Month: Crystal Worrell

      August 1, 2016

      Meet our volunteer of the month, Crystal! Crystal began volunteering with us only two months ago, but already she has volunteered nearly 200 hours of ...

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      Meet our July Volunteer of the Month: Nora Pelizzari

      July 6, 2016

      Meet our volunteer of the month, Nora! When she's not volunteering with our Sunday workshops and serving as an integral editor for our publicatio...

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      Sabrina Alli, the 826NYC Writers’ Room Coordinator

      June 15, 2016

      Meet 826NYC's newest staff member...

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      Spring 2016 Young Authors Book Release

      June 9, 2016

      Celebrating over 150 published young authors...

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      Meet our June Volunteer of the Month: Rachel Spurrier


      Ever since Rachel found her way to 826NYC two years ago, she's been helping us out behind the scenes as an editor for our student publications, i...

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      Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence

      June 1, 2016

      Written by the students of High School of Fashion Industries...

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      Super Kids, Serious Authors

      May 24, 2016

      Published authors read 826NYC students' work at Warby Parker on 5/17....

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      Meet May’s Volunteer of the Month: Alli Dunn

      May 5, 2016

      With a long history supporting students in the NYC school system, it only makes sense that Alli would be a superstar tutor at 826NYC's Park Slope...

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      Scrabble for Cheaters: The Tile Fondlers & Josh Spiro

      May 1, 2016

      The Tile Fondlers road to Scrabble for Cheaters 2016...

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      Scrabble for Cheaters: The X-Tiles & Owen Corrigan!

      April 29, 2016

      The Truth is Out There (probably in a book). ...

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