June Executive Board Meeting

Did you know we won a “Bright Ideas” grant from ConEd this month to hold our Board meeting at the beautiful Tesla Room at LMHQ in Lower Manhattan? Check out the lovely view! We had a terrific Executive Board meeting on June 12th – exciting projects in the works in accordance with our Strategic Plan […]

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Welcome Caroline Willard

We are thrilled to add Caroline Willard to our staff for the summer. She is a recent arrival in NYC from Denver, Colorado and has already thrown herself into the fray! If you see her around, say hello!  

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About Writing Residencies for Parents – Guest Post by Danielle Lazarin

This is a guest post by Pen Parentis author Danielle Lazarin, whose critically-acclaimed story collection BACK TALK lands in the UK in paperback today! Congratulations to her in her writing (and her parenting – she also has two daughters!) The post originally appeared as part of her wonderful newsletter Talk Soon, click here to subscribe. […]

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We are changing the world

Just this week, the Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Michael Chabon wrote an article for GQ called “Are Kids the Enemy of Writing?” – it is a longread. The title is tongue in cheek. It begins with an anecdote where a colleague tells him under no circumstances should he have a child if he wants a […]

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Special topic for Last Salon of Spring 2018

MUSIC That’s right! In the spirit of inclusiveness (it’s one of our core values!) Pen Parentis Literary Salons brings you a genre rarely heard in Reading Series–MUSIC. The season-closing May 2018 salon features four musician-writers. These women balance busy families with gigs – or composition requests – or performances – or commissions…! Poetry set to […]

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Thanks for the notice, Broadsheet!

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Tribeca Trib shows our Secrets

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