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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Thanks for a successful 15th season!

We are staggered by all of the marvelous authors who read for us in our fifteenth season of Salons in Lower Manhattan. Our encore Salon on June 13, 2017, featured multiply international-bestselling author Jennifer Probst who told us stories of how she and her husband reacted after 20 years of rejection letters to receive an […]

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Surprise Guest Host for our October 11 Salon

Meet Meg Lemke who will be co-hosting with M. M. De Voe at the October 11th Salon at Andaz Wall Street (see below for RSVP info) We are very excited to have her. Here is her incredible bio: Meg Lemke is the Editor-in-Chief of MUTHA Magazine, a guest editor at the Illustrated PEN series (PEN America), and a Literary […]

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NEW YORK TIMES takes notice of April’s Salon!

Join us on April 14th — the New York Times thinks it is a worthy thing to do with your spare time!

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Pen Parentis Literary Salon: the Foodie Event

Pen Parentis Literary Salons feed the soul – but last November we also had the pleasure of a tasting menu! The Andaz Wall Street loaned us their executive chef for the night and he cooked up samples of the various foods that had inspired the food writers featured at our special event. The Pen Parentis […]

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2014 Spring Season closes with readings by André Aciman, Alexi Zentner, and Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.

A beautiful Spring event to close our eleventh season of Salons. André Aciman read a poignant essay about how quickly children grow up and move out of the house. Alexi Zentner talked about the taboo subject of parental rage, and how children change a man. Miranda Beverly-Whittemore read from her new novel, Bittersweet. On its […]

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Pen Parentis Got Booked by GalleyCat!

We are delighted to be chosen for GalleyCat’s “Get Booked” selections.  GalleyCat is the New York City-centric go-to blog for the publishing industry. See the full article here.  http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/franklin-park-pen-parentis-lauren-oliver-get-booked_b82559

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