Writing Gallery

A selection of works from 826DC student authors.

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“The Thing With Feathers” Field Guide

by the Students of 826DC's 2017 Summer workshop

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The Overthrow

Adan

I see white coats on the side, bwahehe. I walk up to a scientist and pretend that I am one, too! I comment, "Hi...so..." Then I just leave him, haha. Awkward. BUT! I see some goodies to steal. Bwahehe.

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Can You Hear Me?

London

In the United States, police brutality has been an ongoing problem.

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Okra (Not Orca) Soup

Chidinma

When Americans first try okra soup, they always say it is slimy, sometimes chewy and a little salty, but no one makes it like my mother.

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Dear Freshman Self

Ivan

This week's featured piece from the collection is "Dear Freshman Self" by Ivan Ango, first published in Get Used to the Seats. Reading Ivan's piece is Adam Mistler, a dedicated clerk for Tivoli's Astounding Magic Supply who also helped select the works in this collection as a member of the Editorial Board.

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Malcolm X and Greg

Junior

Once upon a time, there was a superhero named Greg. He was just about to finish his freshman year of college in DC. He went to The George Washington University.

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