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Wednesday, January 10

826 Boston Writers’ Room Manager Nakia Hill Chosen for Boston AIR

On Monday, January 8, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the City of Boston’s seven artists-in-resident. We’re especially excited to share that our Writers’ Room Manager Nakia Hill [...]

Friday, January 5

826 Boston Partners with Candlewick Press

We are so excited to announce this partnership with Candlewick Press to bring published authors into our Writers’ Rooms in Boston Public Schools. We hope that having the space to talk about [...]

Tuesday, December 19

Meet our 2018 Boston Marathon Team!

We are thrilled to announce the members of our 2018 Boston Marathon team Runners for Writers: Erin Sunderland and Joanna Kuang. Click here to follow along and learn how you can support them on [...]

Walter Isaacson gives his keynote address.

Wednesday, November 29

Books for Breakfast 2017

“Why would you want to eat books for breakfast?” asked Iman, age 8. We know it’s a strange craving, but sometimes we can’t help ourselves. And adding in the chance to hear The New [...]

Mariama opens the show with her original spoken word poem.

Wednesday, November 8

Slam Poets Wow at Spoken Harvest

Six young poets from 826 Boston Writers’ Rooms at two Boston public schools–the Boston Teachers Union School and the John D. O’Bryant School of Math and Science–performed original [...]

Wednesday, November 1

Eighth Annual College Essay Boot Camp

One of the most stressful parts of the college application process for students is the daunting task of writing a perfect and personal college essays.

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Upcoming Events

Book Release and Celebration at the BTU Writers’ Room

January 18, 12:30 PM

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Julie Lythcott-Haims and Young Reader at Harvard Book Store

January 26, 7:00 pm

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Eat Your Words

March 26, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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826 Boston’s 2nd Annual Half Half Half Half Half Marathon

April 12, 5:30 PM

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Run the 2018 Boston Marathon with 826 Boston

April 16, 7:00 a.m.

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