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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Summer Publishing: Young Authors and Guest Artists
Summer publishing season included three beautifully illustrated chapbooks.
Volunteer of the Month Super Team!
Super Team Shannon and Austin lead the Valencia Bay-farer workshop, which just printed its 50th issue!
The 2104 Young Authors’ Workshop is now accepting applications!
Our eight-day summer writing workshop for teens is approaching!