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A DC Arts Organization to Know

826DC recently featured in a Washington Independent Review of Books story about “area arts organizations every writer (and reader) should know.”

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Major Strides for Writing Education

826DC’s inaugural Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon was pretty astounding!

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Authors, in their Own Words

Meet some of the young authors behind “Sometimes I Have to be Brave!”

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Earth Day Essay Writing

It’s Earth Day! It is a day to celebrate all the beautiful places on this earth and work to make sure we are making our earth a beautiful and safe place to live.

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Magical by Design

With novelty 826 storefronts like Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply Company, there’s a lot more than meets the eye.

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A Q&A with Harvard’s Ed. Magazine

Zachary Clark, 826DC’s Executive Director, did a Q&A with Harvard University’s Ed. Magazine “about running a nonprofit in times of trouble, overcoming the terror of the blank page, and channeling your inner weirdness into passionate writing.”

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To: The Next Intern

As I near the end of my time with 826DC, I am equally excited for you, the next intern who comes along!

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Writing Author Bios

The fourth grade writers behind this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP) are hard at work on their author bios!

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The Brookland Buzz on the Inauguration

Young journalists from Brookland Middle School wrote about inaugural fashion, history, and more in last month’s issue of The Brookland Buzz.

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How Do Communities Come Together?

That’s the question that Ms. Susan’s fourth grade class at Bridges Public Charter School will answer in this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP) book!

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