Looking for our Salons?

We have a new location! See you at the Killarney Rose in the upstairs Hideout! Secret entrance on 80 Beaver Street, second floor (door to your left at the top of the stairs) Join us for our first salon of 2019 the Tenth Anniversary Winter Poetry Salon on Tuesday January 8th at 7pm  

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Is this you?

Does writing make you happy? Do you wish that people could understand that? Our community does. We welcome writers of all levels who want to find balance between their writing career and their growing family. Check out our MEMBERSHIP. Attend our Meetups (currently Friday mornings 10am-11am, with optional hour of writing time after, but we […]

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SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT PEN PARENTIS

Summer has arrived, and as always we take a break from hosting our monthly Salons to write, to explore new activities, to plan our Fall Fundraiser, and to judge the Pen Parentis Fellowship entries (announced early August). This year, we are also taking our Salons on the ROAD. Our first-ever out-of-town Pen Parentis Literary Salon […]

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Welcome Brian Gresko!

We are delighted to welcome a new curator to the Pen Parentis Literary Salons! Brian Gresko is the editor of the anthology When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers on Fatherhood, forthcoming from Berkley Books/Penguin on Father’s Day, 2014. He has contributed to The Huffington Post, and written about books and culture for […]

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The post-hurricane blog

Remember that old thing you learned in English class about the “types of literary conflict” where one was Man vs. Nature? Yeah. We’re losing that one. I suppose you’ve heard by now that the November 13th Pen Parentis Literary Salon was canceled. Our lovely host, the Andaz Wall Street, is not yet open for business […]

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New page in Salon history

A lot of you who follow this blog, I count as my friends – and as such, I want to take a little break from trying to inspire all writers who are parents and just sit back with a cup of coffee and thank you for everything you’ve ever done for me. You know who […]

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