Monthly Archives: May 2014

All Authors Need to Know

As parents, we sometimes miss vital news in our industry. This blog entry from the New York Times describes a vital current issue with which all authors — established, emerging, self-published, and not-yet-published — need to familiarize themselves. There is a war going on (James Patterson called it a war) in the industry. If you read no […]

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2014 Spring Season closes with readings by André Aciman, Alexi Zentner, and Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.

A beautiful Spring event to close our eleventh season of Salons. André Aciman read a poignant essay about how quickly children grow up and move out of the house. Alexi Zentner talked about the taboo subject of parental rage, and how children change a man. Miranda Beverly-Whittemore read from her new novel, Bittersweet. On its […]

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In Glimmertrain, curator Brian Gresko shares inspiration for parents who write

The eminent literary journal Glimmertrain recently published a wonderful piece by Brian Gresko exploring the positive impact of children on one’s writing career.  Brian Gresko is the curator of the Pen Parentis Literary Salons, and at the end of this, our eleventh season of monthly conversations with parents who are also excellent writers, we are delighted […]

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