826 Boston is closed on October 9. WRITE SOMETHING

826 Boston's first College Essay Academy

Students get head start on essays.

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Be More, Think Differently

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Student Writing Galore

"There was a princess who had blue eyes, black hair, and who was pretty, pretty, pretty."

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A Few Of Our Magnificient Authors

Photo by Cody Van Winkle

“Trevor could see that Lester was sad so he gave Lester a big hug with all of his eight arms.”

Excerpt: “Trevor the Octopus”

by Room 8 Second Graders

“BOOM! Stephen Curry got kidnapped by LeBron James!”

Stephen Curry Trapped by LeBron James

by Hassan


Who We Are

At 826 Boston, we transform students into published authors, building their arsenal of literacy skills and boosting their confidence with hands-on projects. Learn more about the staff, volunteers, and community partners behind 826 Boston.

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Want to help mold the next generation of poets, authors, and literary rockstars? Join us at our next volunteer orientation. We can't wait to meet you.

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Upcoming Events

Dance beneath the roar of the confetti cannons at one of our signature gala events, attend a reading at one of Boston's best book stores, or see what's cooking at our tutoring center.

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Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute

Grab a Box & Stick Trap and join us on the hunt for Bigfoot. Or peruse our catalog of top-notch student publications. Every purchase supports 826 Boston's free youth writing and tutoring programs.

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