We are very excited to share this terrific article from Downtown Express: Downtown Literary Salon Turns 10 please send it around to your friends! Our September Salon marks the opening of our Tenth Season of programming. Join us Tuesday, September 10th at Andaz Wall Street at 7pm![ Read More...]
Monthly Archives: August 2013
Downtown Literary Salon Turns 10
If you spent last weekend scanning those back-to-school circulars with the ulterior motive of appropriating some of your kid’s writing supplies for your own desk, then you might already be a member of Pen Parentis. You’re certainly thinking like one. Through peer support, outreach activities and podcasts, the NYC-based nonprofit literary organization provides resources to […][ Read More...]
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 […][ Read More...]
Guest Blog – On a Book Tour with a Teen
Hello everyone! We are excited to welcome Brooklynite writer and filmmaker Peter von Ziegesar who wrote his entry while on a recent Reading Tour to Kansas City with his kids. Nostalgic…informative…take it away Peter: July 7-14th This week I fly to Kansas City to do a reading of my book The Looking Glass Brother: A […][ Read More...]
We interrupt this blog with an important Fellowship announcement!
I promised you Brooklyn’s Peter von Ziegesar, and you shall have him — next week. This week we are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2013-2014 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents is JOHN JODZIO from Minneapolis, MN. His story grabs you right up front and never lets you go – it […][ Read More...]