We want to help

We know this time is impossible (because we are also under lockdown in Manhattan) – and we wanted to help. our weekly accountability meetups are now ONLINE and everyone can join. Now more than ever we need to be held accountable to our own writing goals. If there are too many participants in any one […]

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Doing what we can – COVID19

An update on our current COVID-19 response. We will be running salons again as soon as it is feasible. We will NOT be shaking hands or throwing our arms around you or anything of the sort. We will take measures to help keep you all safe & healthy (as well as ourselves and our featured […]

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Don’t miss our last three Literary Salons!

The 2019-2020 season ends with three HUGE and amazing salons: MARCH 10 – THE BODY Three authors talk about all things body-related and how their writing relates to this fascinating topic – David Ebenbach, Kathy Curto, and Caroline Hagood are all multi-talented writers of various genres and all will be present and reading from new […]

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Keep writing – keep writing – keep writing

One of our goals at Pen Parentis is to help inspire the creation of new writing at the earliest stages of parenthood — it is sometimes hard to find the motivation to put a pen to paper (or tired fingers to a keyboard) when you’ve had four hours of sleep and can expect no more […]

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Going to #AWP20?

We are thrilled to yet again help sponsor the massive AWP writing conference, this time in San Antonio! this post has information about our onsite AWP reception – open to all parents & (scroll down) a link to download a short survival guide in case you have to bring your kids to AWP As always […]

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It’s 2020 – join our Cycle of Support

Exciting news for those Title Members in and around NYC – we now offer FOUR meetups to choose from to help you set and keep your weekly writing goals: Tuesday Mornings from 10am – 11am, beginning Tuesday January 7th, our new mid-Village meetup will assemble at Paragraph Writing Space for the first time. Make your goals […]

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Five years already?

It seems incredible, but Christina Chiu has been the Pen Parentis curator for more than five years! From the very first year she came aboard, her thoughtful decisions about which writers would work well together have resulted in fantasy trios like Marly Youmans, Lev Grossman and (MacArthur genius grant winner) Kelly Link — a literal […] [ Read More...]