Download a Fellowship Flyer!

Please help us spread the word about the Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents. Do you work in a coffee shop where there is a bulletin board? Maybe you are an alum of a writing program and they have a listserv?  Or maybe you’ve just got a few friends who are terrific writers who […]

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Founding Director M. M. De Voe is profiled on Motherwriters.com

This interview with Pen Parentis Founding Director M. M. De Voe asks how balance can be found in parenting and writing. Follow the link to see how she answers!

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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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Residencies come in all sizes

Parents often dismiss the idea of a residency because it seems out of their budget – if not financially, certainly time-wise. However people are ingenious and the greatness of all artists (including writers!) lies in creativity. Here is a link to a phenomenal article by the wonderful arts group Fractured Atlas, who have compiled a great […]

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MONEY FOR PARENTS WHO WRITE

The 2014-2015 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parentis is now accepting applications from writers who are also the parents of at least one child under 10 years of age. Writers at any stage of their career may apply. The winner will have his or her entry published in Brain/Child Magazine and are encouraged to […]

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