It’s always lovely when the local press covers an event. Here’s a write-up of our March 8th Salon by THE BROADSHEET, a downtown Manhattan newspaper that covers Lower Manhattan. 2016 PRESS in THE BROADSHEET[ Read More...]
Monthly Archives: March 2016
AWP Conference Guidebook for Parents
Writers who have kids don’t necessarily have time to read through the many, many pages of AWP documents provided by the conference. So, some folks at Sustainable Arts Foundation and Pen Parentis have volunteered to read through the conference materials and have attempted to gather together some don’t-miss events. This is by no means a […][ Read More...]
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 – […][ Read More...]
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 […][ Read More...]
Interview with Novelist Nelly Rosario
“Parenting and writing to me are inseparable by circumstance, and to put them in two separate notebooks can rob me of wonder.” ~Nelly Rosario, Author of Song of the Water Saints: A Novel (Pantheon) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). NR: My life’s pretty exciting to me, boring […][ Read More...]
Be a good parent – keep writing!
Our Fellowship is accepting applications March 1 – April 18th, 2016! To encourage writers to continue to produce new works of quality fiction at the very busiest point in their parenting journey, the 2016-2017 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents is now open for submissions! Please visit our fellowship guidelines page for details. Past […][ Read More...]