Happy New Year!

We love you guys so much – we’ve designed a gorgeous free downloadable Pen Parentis 2019 calendar to make you smile every time you check out when the next salon is on! Download Pen Parentis Calendar 2019.

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Looking for our Salons?

We have a new location! See you at the Killarney Rose in the upstairs Hideout! Secret entrance on 80 Beaver Street, second floor (door to your left at the top of the stairs) Join us for our first salon of 2019 the Tenth Anniversary Winter Poetry Salon on Tuesday January 8th at 7pm  

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Is this you?

Does writing make you happy? Do you wish that people could understand that? Our community does. We welcome writers of all levels who want to find balance between their writing career and their growing family. Check out our MEMBERSHIP. Attend our Meetups (currently Friday mornings 10am-11am, with optional hour of writing time after, but we […]

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Save the date for our Foodie Salon

ADD TO CALENDAR: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18th Our tenth anniversary Holiday Author Mingle is not to be missed – come one, come all! All authors who have read at Pen Parentis are warmly invited to attend as our guests. There will be live music by Wilson Montuori (award-wining Latin and jazz acoustic guitar) and readings by […]

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a message for Pen Parentis Title Members from the founder of One Lit Place

Writers who are parents! Are you in need of a writing community? One Lit Place is ONLINE and accessible from anywhere – even your car at soccer practice, even your kitchen, even your laundry room, but most importantly from wherever you call your writing space. Here is a perk of being a Title Member – […]

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Interview with Author Josh Neufeld

“I always understood that being both a parent and an artist is a tenuous balancing act, but that passion, dedication, perseverance, and a form of artistic single-mindedness are all keys to success.”    ~Josh Neufeld, author of A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge (Pantheon) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment? […]

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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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