New Meetup Starting on Mondays

Starting June 10, we will be adding a new meetup for parent-writers at any stage of a writing project. No limits! Can be fiction, nonfiction, memoir, stories, genre novels, anything at all! This isn’t a workshop, but a way to make yourself accountable for your own goals – and get things done! Our first meetup […]

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The Need for a Writing Community

Our Founding Director, M. M. De Voe has just returned from a Writer’s Forum in Vilnius, Lithuania, where she was engaged in many eye-opening conversations about community among writers. Our guiding values at Pen Parentis are inclusion, professionalism, balance, and yes, COMMUNITY. We know that writers need support, not just financial and time-to-write, but also […]

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ONE NIGHT ONLY – PEN PARENTIS SALON AT THE OCULUS

Update: new content with photo links! On May 14th, 2019, Westfield WTC hosts Pen Parentis in the Oculus! WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO CLOSE OUR TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH THIS GRAND FINALE!! Join us for a night of all-out celebration as we wind up our Tenth Anniversary Season! Celebrity authors are Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Marina […]

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SPECIAL EVENT: July 8th on Governors Island

 Photos from the event are now on Facebook. Click here to see them!     On Saturday, July 8th, we celebrate the various writing professions of creative parents at our House of Lit Party on Governors Island! Come and bring your whole family! Your friends! Your writing group! Your book club! This is going to […]

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Los Angeles AWP16 meetup

Partnering with the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Pen Parentis would like to invite all AWP16 attendees as well as any writers who live in the greater LA area who are parents to a meet-up at the fabulous gLAnce bar in the lobby of the  JW Marriot at LA Live on Thursday, March 31 from 5:30 – […]

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FUNDRAISER VIDEO

Thanks for checking out our website!  We have a fundraiser going on right this minute and if you would donate and write a comment about either the terrific video our kids made or our Salons, our Fellowship, or just writing in general we would be eternally grateful! We need as many individual donations as possible (amount is […]

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