June Author of the Month: Poppy S.

News —— June 1, 2023

We’re excited to introduce you to our June Author of the Month, Poppy S.!

What is your favorite thing you’ve written recently? Tell us a bit about it!

Probably “Weird is in the Same Ballpark.” It’s the story of three kids who just got out of third grade. It’s the first day of summer vacation so they decide to go to the main character, Mia’s, house.  Mia starts hearing her name, and then a door appears and they all walk through it…

What are three words you would use to describe 826NYC?

Fun, creative, and educational.

If someone was considering joining 826NYC, what would you tell them?

You get to learn about writing, and also talk with your friends during snack.

What advice would you give someone writing for the first time?

Take your time, and be creative. You can take a 3-minute break if you’re feeling stuck.

Read Poppy’s story “Weird is in the Same Ballpark” here, and discover opportunities for the young writers in your life with our upcoming programs!