All about #AWP23 in Seattle

Beloved Writer-Parents who attend the annual AWP writing conference! Pen Parentis is heading to Seattle!! First off – please please please stop by our table T616 ! We will have book signings (contact us to get on the list–all writers who have kids are welcome to take a one-hour slot first-come first-gotten, until they are […]

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Do you write about Parenthood or Parenting?

A solid portion of our membership supplements creative income (or other job income) by writing nonfiction articles and/or essays about various aspects of Parenthood or Parenting. If this description fits you – we have a FANTASTIC opportunity for you. Meet editors and publishers that are specifically targeting writers of nonfiction about Parenthood or Parenting. ONLINE. […]

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2023 Writing Fellowship Winners List

Congratulations to everyone who applied to the Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents! We have made our selection from the many worthy short stories that were submitted this year…. The Pen Parentis Writing Fellow for 2023 is SARAH COURTEAU from Bronx, NY for her story “After the Storm” which you will find in an […]

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MEET US AT #BKBF

  Pen Parentis is having a citywide meetup of Writer Parents during the Brooklyn Book Festival this year! Don’t worry – we’re keeping it civilized! Indoors at Barbes in Park Slope at the fabulous Mutha Magazine “BookEnds” event. Let’s go support our colleagues at Mutha, meet some new writer-parents and have a drink or two […]

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Help with Artist Statements

Do you feel you can’t apply for writing grants because you don’t quite understand what an artist statement is or how to write one? We have found a few resources to make your life easier. First of all: don’t overthink it! You write for a certain reason, they want to know what that reason is […]

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ARE YOU ON THE PACIFIC TIME ZONE? CENTRAL?

SIGN UP NOW for our newest ACCOUNTABILITY groups: join as a title member — this starts at $10/month and your accountability group is INCLUDED. Meet people who care deeply about writing and who understand the effort it takes when you have kids: **CREATIVE NIGHT OWLS – With Kathleen Lawton-Trask** **8:00-9:00pm – PACIFIC on Mondays** (new […]

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