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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Meet our Social Media Team — and watch a livecast of a Salon!

We are thrilled to introduce our new Social Media Team: Veronica Ciastko, our new director of Social Media (and Instagram genius) is also an International Leader of Tomorrow. A recent graduate of UBC (yes, friends, British Columbia in Canada) Veronica came highly recommended by a brilliant author who read at Pen Parentis a few years […]

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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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New Q&A about Pen Parentis

Pen Parentis founder, M. M. De Voe, spoke candidly with Rachel Sherman of fictionwriting.about.com answering questions about many aspects of Pen Parentis’s work. Follow this link for the whole interview! Browse the website for more great writing tips from Rachel (who, incidentally, read at Pen Parentis) including one on how to be a parent and a writer at the […]

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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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How to be a Writing Parent

Ever wonder how writers do it? Are you newly pregnant (or your wife is) and you have no idea what’s in store for you? Maybe you have a toddler at home and are overwhelmed and need a bit of advice. Here are some tips on Parenting and Writing from the generous and talented Rachel Sherman (one of the authors […]

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Strong Words From Tin House

Three terrific newspapers have run an article raving about our Pen Parentis Literary Salons!  The article appears both online and in their print editions this week. The Downtown Express covers Lower Manhattan, south of Canal Street.  The Villager covers the West Village and Chelsea Now covers – you guessed it – Chelsea. We are thrilled by this fantastic coverage and […]

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