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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.



    Trivia Night for Cheaters 2015

    October 27th
    The Bell House, 149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY

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    Erasers for Breakfast: Exclusive League of SuperHumans Film Screening

    September 22, 2015
    Top Secret

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    826NYC Exhibition, Auction & Reception

    Wednesday, July 22
    6 – 8 pm
    David Zwirner Gallery: 533 West 19th Street

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    Super Kids, Serious Authors: A Supporters-Only Extravaganza

    May 4, 2015
    37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY

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    Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC

    April 25, 2015
    12:00 pm
    372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)

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    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

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    Trivia Night for Cheaters

    Sunday December 7th, 2014
    The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn

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    Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival

    September 20th, 2014
    11AM-1PM, 2PM-4PM
    826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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      Meet our November Volunteer of the Month: Alyse Wexler

      November 2, 2015

      January will be Alyse’s two year anniversary at 826NYC. In that time, she’s tutored regularly in both Park Slope and Williamsburg and taught a wor...

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      Meet Volunteers of the Month: Valerie Courtney & Lindsay Neff!

      Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      Lindsay and Valerie met at a workshop last spring and have been partners-in-826NYC-crime ever since. This fall, they're co-leading a Cryptozoolog...

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      Meet our September Volunteer of the Month: Nolan Boomer

      August 24, 2015

      Nolan currently attends Oberlin College where he studies creative writing. Prior to this month he lived in Buenos Aires, where he studied architectura...

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      $826 for 826 by 8/26

      Join us in our efforts to raise $8,260 to support our free creative writing programs by 8/26!...

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      Meet our August Volunteer of the Month: Rose Connelly

      August 5, 2015

      Since she first poked her head in the door two years ago, Rose has done just about everything. From mastering her Ms. Mildew impersonation to wranglin...

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      STEM and Writing: From Crop to Poop: 826 Summer Workshop

      August 10, 2015

      From Crop to Poop? Yes, you heard that correctly! This summer, students will transform into scientists and writers as the explore the journey from cro...

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      High School Writers Boot Camp: 826 Summer Workshop

      August 3, 2015

      What do Toni Morrison, Abraham Lincoln, Louis C.K., and Cicero all have in common? They’ve done some awesome writing. During 826NYC’s four-day cre...

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      Summer Filmmakers: 826 Summer Workshop

      July 13, 2015

      826NYC is thrilled to announce that the Summer Filmmakers workshop will be returning in July! The next generation of filmmakers will be taking on the ...

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      Volunteers of the month: Camille & Joshua

      July 1, 2015

      This dynamic duo are superheroes in our After School Tutoring Program. Armed with boundless energy and bullet-proof jokes, these two thrive on the cre...

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      826NYC/Brooklyn Superhero Supply Closed 6/23-6/26

      June 22, 2015

      It's our annual Staff Development Conference! 826NYC and the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. will be CLOSED Tuesday – Friday this week (6/23-6/26...

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