With the help of excellent teachers and gifted book-making professionals, we publish select student work created in 826 Seattle workshops and during our publishing projects. 826 Seattle anthologies are on sale in our store and online. We also have an online literary journal. All proceeds from the sale of books (and space travel supplies) go to fund 826 Seattle programs.
The Genesis Vol. III
The third volume of 826 Seattle's literary magazine has stories, poems, notes, debates, acrostics, novels, suggestions, ovations, and more. Over thirty student writers' works originating from our workshops, in-schools, and tutoring make for an entertaing, diverse read. Read the full online version here.
$8.26 paperback. Published by 826 Seattle, June 2014. 34 pages
What to Read in the Rain 2014
The fourth edition of our annual anthology, featuring famous adult and not-yet-famous youth writers. We offer you both the best writing of our 826 Seattle students but great writing by Myla Goldberg, Susan Olean, Neal Thompson, SJ Weinberg, Sean Beaudoin, Thor Hanson, Jen Graves, Claire Dederer, Georgia Hunter, and Tom Robbins; a comic by Nikki McClure; artwork by Skylaar Amann; poetry by Jared Leising, and Ed Skoog.
$15 Paperback. Published by 826 Seattle, December, 2013. 220 pages.
The Genesis Vol. II
A lot of writing is generated in 826 Seattle workshops, in-schools projects, and after-school-tutoring. And we love to share it! The Genesis II is the best venue to find the latest exciting writing from our students. View the online version here.
$8.26 paperback. Published by 826 Seattle, June 2013. 42 pages
What to Read in the Rain 2013
Back for the third year running, What to Read in the Rain 2013 offers another stunning collection of writing by local adult authors and 826 Seattle students. Highlights include Yonase Geleta’s “How to Sleep with a Triceratops in Your Room,”, Chelsea Cain’s “For Your Safety” (which provides tips for surviving the dangers of Pacific Northwest travel), and Tom Robbins’ “Advice To Aspiring Writers.” 242 pages chock-full of stories, poems, comics, recipes and more.
Fondly referred to as the "Hotel Book" What to Read in the Rain 2013 can be purchased at the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Company and is available online.
$15 paperback. Published by 826 Seattle, December, 2012. 242 pages.
What to Read in the Rain 2012
Our second Seattle-themed anthology features famous and not-yet-famous adult and 826 Seattle student writers. Presenting the book is literary icon Tom Robbins, who offers his wisdom about writing. 826 National Founder and best-selling author Dave Eggers takes us to Cuba. We travel with author Garth Stein to south Seattle's Seward Park to meet the parrots. There is striking poetry by Elizabeth Austin and Karen Finneyfrock. Morgen White, nine years old, stuns us with a story of death by pollution. Ben-Oni Eliezer Jean, shares a lovely poem about his native Haiti while Samuel Wade (age ten) delights us with tales of a robotic chicken. The 244 page are full of stories, poems, comics and more.
$15 paperback. Published by 826 Seattle, November, 2011. 244 pages.
Adventures In Reading
Our second anthology of 2010, fifteenth publication overall, and first hardback. Featuring forty-eight short stories by 826 Seattle students. A cabin infested with bats, more than one adventurous penguin, and a pancake disaster are just some of the stories you'll encounter in this collection.
$15 Hardcover. Published by 826 Seattle, November, 2010
What to Read in the Rain 2011
Seattle-themed anthology, featuring famous and not-yet-famous adult and 826 Seattle student writers. 304 pages, including stories, recipes, and essays from Tom Robbins, Megan Kelso, John Moe, Jess Walter, David Guterson, Ryan Boudinot, Paul Hughes, Charles R. Cross, Bharti Kirchner, Teri Hein, Michael Chabon, Katheen Alcala, Tom Douglas, Myla Goldberg, Po Bronson, Lyall Bush, Eli Sanders, and Lauren Weedman. Watch a video about this book on our YouTube channel.
Out of Print. Published by 826 Seattle, August, 2010. 304 pages.