Monthly Archives: February 2018

Going to AWP? Taking the kids? Help is at hand!

If you are going to AWP in Tampa, FL next week and are taking the kids – either because you have to or because you are thinking of making it a bit of a vacation – Pen Parentis is here to help.  We have compiled a list of local resources that will make your stay […]

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Tribeca Trib shows our Secrets

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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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Interview with author Min Jin Lee

“I am always thinking about my kid…I need to learn how to separate.  To deal.”    ~Min Jin Lee, author Pachinko (Grand Central Publishing)   PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment? MJL: I am a writer.  My only son is 20 years old. He is in college in the West Coast.  […]

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Interview with author Jamie Brenner

“Take your writing seriously — don’t let anyone make you feel it is a hobby or that you are being indulgent. You don’t need permission — remember that” ~Jamie Brenner, author of The Forever Summer and The Husband Hour (Little, Brown and Company) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other […]

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