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.
December 23, 2016
My Neighborhood Looks Like a Jungle!
November 21, 2016
The Crazy Pasta
September 27, 2016
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
Meet Our January Volunteer of the Month: Nancy Binns
January 4, 2017
Nancy has been one of the first volunteers working at our Writers' Room in East Harlem: a full-time, in-school program that began in September 20...
Many Thanks to the New Members of the 20 Volunteer Hours Club!
Meet Jenny: Our December Volunteer of the Month
December 1, 2016
Jenny is a true superstar volunteer. In addition to tutoring in Williamsburg once a week, she also supports our Novel Writers workshop and regularly v...
Meet Our November Volunteer of the Month: Kyra Sturgill
November 1st, 2016
You likely already know Kyra as an all-star volunteer intern turned Volunteer Associate Americorps VISTA for 826NYC. Now meet Kyra as a super voluntee...
Personal Statement Weekend 2016
Mentoring over 120 students on their college application essays...
A Huge Thank You to our Twenty-Hour Volunteers!
Thank you to the volunteers who've already completed more than 20 hours of work with us!...
Meet our October Volunteer of the Month: Tatiana Felder!
October 1, 2016
Tatiana is an all-star store volunteer, ambassador of our programs, and now illustrator for our Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trips publications! ...
826NYC’s Third Annual Personal Statement Weekend
826NYC is hosting its third annual Personal Statement Weekend to help 150 high school seniors complete their college essays. Learn how you can get inv...
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 ...
Cookies, I love cookies. When I was five years old, my first taste was at the bakery. I took a bite, and I went crazy because of all the sugar.
I had lots of energy and it was delicious. There are many types of cookies. For example, there are cookies with sprinkles, chocolate chip cookies, ...
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