Special Guest Star at November’s Salon!

The lineup for November’s “Small Towns USA” salon is a great one and we feel like we are adding a comet to the Big Dipper! Our very first Writing Fellow, Abby Sher, will be making a guest appearance to present the $1000 award to our newest Fellow, Anjali Vaidya, who will be flying in from […]

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Our Fellowship Spans Borders

Calling all writers with very young kids! We want you to write new work and we will help you get it published! In a time where literary markets are shrinking, Pen Parentis is on the rise. We have reached out across the border to Canada to partner with an up-and-coming new literary magazine called Dreamers […]

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Fellowship Deadline is April 17

Get typing! Our Fellowship Deadline LOOMS! This year we are looking for *short* pieces – we really want you to write something new – remember our mission is to keep parents on creative track after having a baby. So put that darling little beast to sleep and type fast. Let your mind go wild–remember we […]

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What’s news? WE ARE.

The Broadsheet, the largest circulation local newspaper south of Canal Street has published a wonderful article about all of our upcoming events: the salons, the fellowship, and our new Book Club. Give it a read! It’s called “For Literary Lions, With Cubs.”

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Be a good parent – keep writing!

Our Fellowship is accepting applications March 1 – April 18th, 2016! To encourage writers to continue to produce new works of quality fiction at the very busiest point in their parenting journey, the 2016-2017 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents is now open for submissions! Please visit our fellowship guidelines page for details. Past […]

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Thank you FELLOWSHIP APPLICANTS!

We were overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response to call for our fifth annual Writing Fellowship for New Parents.  Thank you for your heartfelt notes of gratitude, of joy – we love it when parents who write let us know how they feel about Pen Parentis! This year’s winner, Orli Van Mourik, will be presented at […]

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