In The Media

Our ears are buzzing! If you want to find out why, click here to find links to stories and videos about 826 in the news. From local news to the New York Times, people are talking about us. Well, shucks.

In The Media

Author Maria Semple getting to be Town Hall regular

Apr 22, 2014 / The Seattle Times

You finally get Maria Semple to take the time to talk, and she doesn’t really want to discuss her best-selling Seattle sendup, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” Instead, Semple wants to rave about Dave Eggers’ most recent book, “The Circle.” ... //more

Bestselling authors team up to benefit unique writing program

Apr 22, 2014 / KING 5

Maria Semple, author of "Where'd You Go, Bernadette," and Rebecca Brinson, the interim Volunteer and Outreach Manager at 826 Seattle, joined Margaret Larson of New Day Northwest to talk about the benefit on Wednesday, April 23rd at Town Hall Seattle.... //more

PIE: space

Oct 3, 2013 / KCTS

The Season 2 premiere of PIE explores Northwest connections to outer space—the Space Shuttle Trainer at the Museum of Flight, the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co. and the spacey sounds of the theremin. The interview with our own Justin Allan begins at 17:30.... //more

First Winners of Library of Congress Literacy Award Announced

Sep 23, 2013 / Library of Congress

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has chosen the winners of the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a new program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.... //more

Greenwood business offers quirky portal to a galaxy of creative endeavors

Jul 24, 2013 / Seattle Business Magazine

Sandwiched between a falafel joint and a hockey bar, the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co. looks like a typical retail business in a typical American neighborhood. But the obvious tongue-in-cheekiness of the name suggests it might be a front for something else.... //more

The Elvis crowd at EMP; Inslee to have a ball

Jan 15, 2013 / The Seattle Times

Name your Elvis. Leather-clad Comeback Elvis? Aloha from Hawaii Elvis? Skinny Elvis? Army Elvis?...... //more