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WednesdayDecember 2020


The 826michigan OMNIBUS 12 is the most recent edition of our annual anthology of excellent student writing across 826michigan programs. This year’s book is special in many ways, including that it features writing from this spring and early summer, as our students navigated the challenges and uncertainties of that time. Our students have poignant and beautiful insights to share. Their imaginations take readers to other realities that are fascinating and hilarious. The publication highlights the innovation of the 826michigan community and what can happen when we all come together (virtually, for now) even in the most difficult circumstances.

We asked our students and families how they would like to celebrate this publication release, and we heard from them interest in having a video that showcases the book and highlights the community’s pride for our students. We had a blast collecting clips of students reading their pieces and from community celebrities cheering them on; please check out the beautiful video tribute here. HUGE thanks to our amazing video editor Justin Schell and all our contributors.

You can view the complete book digitally HERE on our website. You can purchase a physical copy of the OMNIBUS 12 HERE at our online Robot Supply Co. All proceeds from the store directly fund our free student programs and publishing.

Tremendous congratulations to all our student authors! We are so proud of what you have accomplished and how you have used the power of your voices. We cannot wait to see what you create next!

*Special note: the designer of the gorgeous book is Program Director Emeritus, your friend and ours, Amy Sumerton!

**Second special note: breaking with tradition, the cover of this year’s OMNIBUS is GLOSSY; not only is it eye-catching (if we do say so ourselves), but you can safely give it a once-over with your preferred brand of disinfectant wipe. #2020

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