Monthly Archives: August 2018

Interview with author Wendy Lee

“What’s great about being a parent who writes is that you constantly have material. … I know I have to write everything down before I forget it.”    ~Wendy Lee, author The Art of Confidence (Kensington)   PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment? WL: I’m a stay-at-home-mom to a […]

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Announcing a new initiative!

We are thrilled to be recipients of a grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation towards creating the first-ever database that comprehensively lists residencies and colony initiatives that are parent-friendly. We will find programs that offer innovations like non-residency residencies, money for child care, colonies that welcome children and collect them all in one place, saving […]

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Looking for Community?

If this thread sounds familiar to your life, you are probably already a secret Pen Parentis Author. Basic membership is free – we would love to hear your voice, your questions, and whatever answers you have discovered for how to balance your family and your creative career! Really love what we do? Become a supporting […]

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Pen Parentis Fellowship Winner 2018-19: Jennifer Fliss

2018-2019 Winner of the Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents: The Balloon Animal Artist Goes to a Funeral by Jennifer Fliss of Seattle, WA. This story was beyond a roller-coaster of emotions, this story was the all-new fun park ride from happiness to hell and back. Just a quick turn to describe a few […]

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