October Author of the Month: Marium A.

News —— October 6, 2023

We’re excited to introduce you to our October Author of the Month, Marium A.!

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

It’s probably “Ocean Lies.” I wrote it during the 826 summer camp and it’s about this girl who finds out that she’s a mermaid, and she confronts her mom. Then because of that, she gets in trouble, but even after that she still goes to the water. It was just in general fun to write, because writing and coming up with stories is really fun for me.

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

Hmm…I want to use the most powerful words ever! Exhilarating, phenomenal, and just fun overall.

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

That it will definitely work to make you read and write so much more, and you’ll become in love with it. I got influenced coming here from some of my best friends from school, and I’m so glad that I did come here.

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

I would say, just give it a go! It may not be your best, but it’s your first.

Read Marium’s story “Ocean Lies” here, and discover opportunities for the young writers in your life with our upcoming programs!