Writing Gallery

A selection of works from 826DC student authors.

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La Vaca de Yoselin

Ana Rubio Robles

This week's featured piece from the collection is "La Vaca de Yoselin" by Ana Rubio Robles, first published in My Heart Went Beating Fast. Reading it for us is Vanessa, a life-long lover of Nutella who currently attends after-school tutoring.

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My Neighborhood

Anthony

This week's featured piece from the collection is "My Neighborhood" by Anthony, first published in You Need a Hat. You Can Do Anything. Reading it for us is Sujan Sedhai, a member of the intrepid Editorial Board who helped select the great works you'll find in this collection.

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My Mother’s Shirt

Tiana Miinter-El

This week's featured piece from the collection is "My Mother's Shirt" by Tiana Miinter-El, first published in Dear Brain. Reading it for us is all-star 826DC volunteer Tara Campbell. She is the grateful recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities' (DCCAH) 2016 Larry Neal Writers' Award in Adult Fiction, and the DCCAH 31st Mayor's Arts Award for Outstanding New Artist.

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Pregnancy Test

Olatunji Coleman

This week's featured piece from the collection is "Pregnancy Test" by Olatunji Coleman, first published in Long Lost. Reading it for us is all-star 826DC volunteer Tara Campbell. She is the grateful recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities' (DCCAH) 2016 Larry Neal Writers' Award in Adult Fiction, and the DCCAH 31st Mayor's Arts Award for Outstanding New Artist.

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I Been Here Since I Been Born

Danielle Bedney

This week's featured piece from the collection is "I Been Here Since I Been Born" by Danielle Bedney, first published in Everyone is Moving No One in Place. Reading for us this week is Sujan Sedhai, a member of the intrepid Editorial Board who helped select the great works you'll find in this collection.

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Introducing “You Will Be Able to Say a Thousand Words”

This November, 826DC is thrilled to publish our very first compendium: a collection of the best of the best from our first five years. To celebrate the release we will be posting a weekly podcast consisting of selections from the book, read aloud by students, volunteers, staff, and other friends of 826DC. This week: Mike Scalise reads his foreword.

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