The Perfect Residency for New Moms

“…look around at the large beautiful world-wide group of committed artist-moms to which you belong.”   Recently, a discussion started at Pen Parentis Behind Closed Doors about family-friendly artist-residencies and we discovered this INCREDIBLE resource – it is called Artist Residency in Motherhood and we highly recommend that all new moms (and really any mom […]

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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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Single-Parent Writers

It’s not fucking fair. That’s what Cara Hoffmann announced after listening to the rest of the Pen Parentis panel talking about how they so appreciated their spouse for taking the kids for four hours here and two hours there so the writer could finish a chapter of the latest book. She raised a son on […]

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