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Tribeca Trib shows our Secrets

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Wonder what our salons are like?

Perhaps you are not a writer or not a parent and feel awkward about attending a salon called Pen Parentis – quake no more! Here is a blog post by a reviewer of reading series of all sorts – we are honored that Brent Shearer attended and enjoyed the November Salon. But don’t just take […]

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How to Nurture a Great Writing Career After Having a Child

In preparation for the upcoming 50th anniversary of the AWP writers’ conference, writing-parent experts M. M. De Voe (Founder/Executive Director, Pen Parentis, Ltd), J. P. Howard (curator, Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon), Julianne Palumbo (Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Mothers Always Write) and Marjorie Tesser (Editor-in-Chief, Mom Egg Review) came together to talk about the enormous implications of […]

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Local Press is Buzzing for our Holiday Salon

We have always loved our local press–there is nothing that makes you feel more a part of a community. Looking forward to the Tuesday December 13th Salon (Andaz Wall Street at 7pm, see you there? RSVP here if you haven’t) Today, several papers ran a wonderful article about Pen Parentis’ upcoming Holiday Author Mingle. Our […]

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Terese Svoboda, we love you.

On Election night 2016, we had three phenomenal and passionate readers at the Pen Parentis Election Day Madness Salon. Even before the co-hosts had gone home, this thank you note was waiting in our inboxes: Whichever way you lean politically, you have to love the beauty of a simple and sincere thank you note: Here […]

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Local press

Excited over the buzz our Literary Salons are causing in Lower Manhattan – have you been to one yet? Our next Salon is on Election Night, Tuesday November 8th – please VOTE before you arrive! Then hang out with your neighbors and like-minded new friends — as well as Therese Svoboda, Thaddeus Rutkowski and Ed […]

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