The Ministry of Stories Needs You…

Dave Eggers’ 826 literacy project launched a host of children’s writing centres in the US, with the Ministry of Stories setting up as the London wing two years ago. Each centre is housed behind by a fantastical shop front and now the Ministry is looking for people to take its Hoxton Street Monster Supplies model outside of the capital…

The 826 centres and the Ministry are writing centres where children aged 8-18 can receive one-to-one tuition with professional writers and other volunteers; to fire the kids’ imaginations, each centre is kitted out as shop selling highly unusual products – from the Bigfoot Research Institute in Boston and Pirate Store in San Francisco, to the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. in New York.

We Made This, the designers behind the Hoxton Street Monster Supplies shop in London (and the identity for the Ministry itself), has just blogged about the new call for applications.



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