Write the Future: A 20th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 7:00 PM

Tribeca 360°

We are thrilled to invite you to 826NYC’s 20th anniversary Write the Future Celebration on Wednesday, May 8, 2024! Join us for an evening dedicated to uplifting our inspiring young authors and the vibrant community of adults that is paving the way for the stories of tomorrow and celebrating 20 tremendous years of writing.

826NYC: A Story 20 Years in the Writing will honor legendary author Jon Scieszka (Bestselling, award winning author of The Stinky Cheese Man and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and first National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature) and youth writing champion Ted Wolff (Long-standing member of 826NYC’s Board of Directors and distinguished environmental lawyer). The event will also feature renowned author, 2024 John Newbery Medal winner, and 826 co-founder Dave Eggers.

We hope you will join us on May 8th to celebrate 826NYC, our inspiring young writers, and the community that makes it all possible! 

Visit our event page to learn more, become a sponsor, purchase tickets, or make a fully tax-deductible donation. Please contact gala@826nyc.org with any questions.