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826 News
06.18.2015

The Captain’s Log released during SF Design Week

Keep your voyage plans—and your almost too accurate caricatures of the entire crew—safe in this fine leather-like notebook.

826 News
06.15.2015

Many thanks to our June Volunteer of the Month!

Millie DeBenedet teaches one of our most beloved workshops, Finding Your Funny Bone — a collaboration she spearheaded between Killing My Lobster and 826 Valencia

826 News
06.11.2015

It’s the 826 Quarterly, vol. 21!

When asked what advice the newly published authors would like to share with aspiring writers of any age, Diego, age 8 said, “Just keep writing and don’t give up. You can always revise.”

826 News
06.11.2015

Presenting our latest book project: what sixty-six young authors believe

The beliefs examined include everything from “I believe that I will be the first person in my family to graduate high school” to “I believe that ADHD is not a disability, it’s a superpower.”

Videos
06.09.2015

I notice

We’re delighted to announce the next in our series of #826shorts, in which our brilliant students’ writing comes to life with animations by the Academy…

Videos
06.09.2015

Help bring writing to life

This video, which premiered at our 2015 annual gala, spotlights one of 826 Valencia’s newest programs at Buena Vista Horace Mann School.  …

826 News
06.08.2015

The Moon Changed Me, stories of wonder and whimsy

Short stories and persuasive writing from third, fourth, and fifth graders, on shelves now at the Pirate Supply Store!

826 News
06.05.2015

Calling all new and returning volunteers: don’t miss a beat of summer volunteering!

Connect with a young person in your community this summer, as a volunteer tutor during our Exploring Words Summer Camp and Young Authors’ Workshop!

826 News
06.05.2015

Congratulations to our June 2015 Teacher of the Month!

Mr. Anders teaches 9th and 12th grade English at Mission High School and collaborated with us this year for the Young Author’s Book Project.