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We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 Young Authors’ Workshop!

Each summer, 826 Valencia hosts its annual Young Authors’ Workshop (YAW), a three-week writing camp open for students entering grades ten through twelve, who are…

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Writing Out Loud

This summer, six student storytellers came together in a workshop led by Dana Belott, Dory Culver, and Ed Cavagnaro to write and record their own podcasts

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Apply for the 2016 Young Authors’ Workshop

Each summer, we host the Young Authors’ Workshop (YAW), an intensive writing camp for Bay Area students entering grades ten through twelve.

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Twenty-two teenage wordsmiths

Student writing from the 2015 Young Authors' Workshop will be published by 826 Valencia in a chapbook entitled Each Blaring Hue, which will be available in the Pirate Supply Store in September.

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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

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Hot off the press, another Valencia Bay-farer hits the shelves!

The young journalists read their articles to a packed house, reporting on the Charlie Hebdo attacks, police brutality in the U.S., the science of dreams, tornados, hoverboards, Keith Haring, private beaches, and the World Cup in Qatar.

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Personal Statement Weekend at Mission High

A glorious two-day event open to all San Francisco high school seniors to receive personalized, one-on-one tutoring on polishing their college entrance essays.

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Summer Publishing: Young Authors and Guest Artists

Summer publishing season included three beautifully illustrated chapbooks.

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Volunteer of the Month Super Team!

Super Team Shannon and Austin lead the Valencia Bay-farer workshop, which just printed its 50th issue!