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.
June 8, 2016 in Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence
If I Could Do Anything
The Museum Monsters
February 24, 2016
Being a King and a Beast
The Monster and the Girl
October 6, 2015
Keep Cool for Summer Days
June 29, 2015
June 19, 2015
Protest of a Young Man
June 11, 2015
The 826NYC Review, Issue 7
The best new stories, poems, and essays from the creative minds of young New Yorkers. ...
David Zwirner Books & 826NYC Literary Prize
September 6th, 2016
826NYC and David Zwirner books are partnering to launch an annual literary prize for high schoolers ages 16+ in New York City. The prize will include ...
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 ...
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...
Sabrina Alli, the 826NYC Writers’ Room Coordinator
June 15, 2016
Meet 826NYC's newest staff member...
Spring 2016 Young Authors Book Release
June 9, 2016
Celebrating over 150 published young authors...
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...
Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence
June 1, 2016
Written by the students of High School of Fashion Industries...
Super Kids, Serious Authors
May 24, 2016
Published authors read 826NYC students' work at Warby Parker on 5/17....
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...
While for some kids coming out as being gay or lesbian to their parents is easy, for me it was much harder. I knew my parents would always accept me as their daughter, but it was the fear of hearing what they had to say. Before telling my parents, I had to actually find myself first. Finding myself ...
Written by Halei A.Read More