Come join excited, engaged readers from southeastern Michigan to select pieces for inclusion in the next edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading. Together with the committee from 826 Valencia in San Francisco, the 826michigan BANR team will spend the semester unearthing interesting stories and articles, reading them, and sparring over…

Come join excited, engaged readers from southeastern Michigan to select pieces for inclusion in the next edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading. Together with the committee from 826 Valencia in San Francisco, the 826michigan BANR team will spend the semester unearthing interesting stories and articles, reading them, and sparring over…

Come join excited, engaged readers from southeastern Michigan to select pieces for inclusion in the next edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading. Together with the committee from 826 Valencia in San Francisco, the 826michigan BANR team will spend the semester unearthing interesting stories and articles, reading them, and sparring over…

Writing is not all five-paragraph essays! Writing can just be a good way to express your creativity. In this ongoing, drop-in program, we invite you to join our amazing volunteers every week to sharpen your creativity and skill with a variety of fun, informal writing exercises, including exquisite corpses, story…

“My heart is full of flowers and bows/when I see your cutesie-wootsie smile and lovey-dovey toes.” Hey, let’s face it: mushy Valentines make us want to puke. What is the antidote to all those old, uninteresting love notes? Writing some original poems that include specific detail and new, unexpected images!…

Come join excited, engaged readers from southeastern Michigan to select pieces for inclusion in the next edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading. Together with the committee from 826 Valencia in San Francisco, the 826michigan BANR team will spend the semester unearthing interesting stories and articles, reading them, and sparring over…

Writing is not all five-paragraph essays! Writing can just be a good way to express your creativity. In this ongoing, drop-in program, we invite you to join our amazing volunteers every week to sharpen your creativity and skill with a variety of fun, informal writing exercises, including exquisite corpses, story…