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.
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
Keep Cool for Summer Days
June 29, 2015
June 19, 2015
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 ...
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...
The Crazy Pasta
If my favorite food came to life, it would be pasta. The pasta would jump out of my bowl and jump all around the house.
The pasta would jump in the sink and turn in the water and get soaking wet!
Then all of the pasta would try to open the oven door but when I try to h ...
Written by Nathalie P.Read More