April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
inside the ANDAZ Wall Street Hotel at 75 Wall Street in Lower Manhattan - by subway take the 2/3/4/5/J/Z to Wall Street and walk east. Entrance from Water Street.
Free Admission
The incomparable Kelly Link, Lev Grossman and Marly Youmans share the Pen Parentis stage at the April Pen Parentis Literary Salon reading from their highly-regarded, highly-creative works. The night begins at 7pm with networking over wine, compliments of Andaz Wall Street. Readings and signings will be followed by Q&A moderated by Pen Parentis founder M. M. De Voe and its new Salons curator, novelist Christina Chiu. Come join the fun!  Pen Parentis Literary Salons were founded to celebrate the creative work of writers that are also parents, and are a great place to meet industry notables.

The event takes place on Tuesday, April 14th at the elegant Hotel Andaz at 75 Wall Street. The night kicks off at 7:00 pm, and admission is free. Books will be vended for signings and proceeds go to Community Bookstore in Brooklyn.



Marly Youmans has been called “the best-kept secret among contemporary American writers” by John Wilson, editor of Books and Culture. Her recent books are: an epic adventure in blank verse, Thaliad (Montreal: Phoenicia Publishing, 2012); several collections of poems, The Foliate Head (UK: Stanza Press, 2012) and The Throne of Psyche (Mercer University Press, 2011); and a novel, A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage (Mercer, 2012 / The Ferrol Sams Award + Silver Award, ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.) She has published with a wide range of houses (FSG, Bard, Harcourt, Penguin/Firebird, LSU, etc.) and won The Michael Shaara Award, a NYFA fellowship, and others. Marly is the mother of two sons and a daughter. Glimmerglass is Marly’s twelfth book. Marly Youmans / The Palace at 2:00 a.m.  Photo credit: Rebecca Beatrice Miller.

Lev Grossman is the book critic and lead technology writer for Time magazine and a widely published cultural critic. He is also the author of the bestselling novels The Magicians and The Magician King. His most recent novel The Magician’s Land debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. A graduate of Harvard and Yale, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children. You can learn more about Lev Grossman on his website www.levgrossman.com and follow him on Twitter @leverus.

KELLY LINK is the author of the collections Get in Trouble, Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, and Pretty Monsters. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies, including multiple volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and, for young adults, Monstrous Affections and Steampunk! She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, A Public Space, Tin House, One Story, Conjunctions, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in Northampton, Massachusetts.