Interview with author Stewart Lewis

“It’s just nice to feel a close connection with a person who is part of you, to experience that love, which finds it’s way into characters and situations in my work…” ~Stewart Lewis, author of Stealing Candy (Sourcebooks Fire) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). SL:  […]

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Interview with author Alice Kaltman

“The best thing an established writer said to me years ago was, ‘If you feel like a fraud, that means you’re a real writer.’ It doesn’t take publication to validateyour place at the table.” ~Alice Kaltman, author of Staggerwing (Tortoise Books) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if […]

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Interview with Novelist Susan Daitch

One of the most rewarding parts of being a parent is that it forces you to realize the world is bigger than your own vision of things.” ~Susan Daitch, author of White Lead PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). SD: It may sound like an eye-rolling […]

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Interview with Novelist Helen Phillips

“I find the experience of being a parent very creatively invigorating; my kids have given me many ideas for stories, and my next novel will be about motherhood.” -Helen Phillips, Novelist, The Beautiful Bureaucrat. View the trailer. PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). HP: I am an […]

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Interview with Novelist Nelly Rosario

“Parenting and writing to me are inseparable by circumstance, and to put them in two separate notebooks can rob me of wonder.” ~Nelly Rosario, Author of Song of the Water Saints: A Novel (Pantheon) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). NR: My life’s pretty exciting to me, boring […]

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Interview with Poet Jack Miller

“For all the time lost to parenthood and the difficulty carving out a chunk in which to write, the inspiration is more than worth it.” -Jack Miller, Poet [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). JM: After graduating college […]

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Interview with Writer Ed Lin

“When you’re well-prepared and well-stocked and the kid is sleeping through the night, that is when you can figure out what time you have for yourself and your art.”  -Ed Lin, Author of Ghost Month [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other […]

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