Renewal of Americans for the Arts Membership

Pen Parentis is proud to have renewed our organizational membership to Americans for the Arts. We are avid supporters of all the arts (not just literary) and we embrace the efforts of this nonprofit to bring arts, education, and business together.

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How to Nurture a Great Writing Career After Having a Child

In preparation for the upcoming 50th anniversary of the AWP writers’ conference, writing-parent experts M. M. De Voe (Founder/Executive Director, Pen Parentis, Ltd), J. P. Howard (curator, Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon), Julianne Palumbo (Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Mothers Always Write) and Marjorie Tesser (Editor-in-Chief, Mom Egg Review) came together to talk about the enormous implications of […]

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Best Wishes for 2017 from Pen Parentis

We want to thank all of you who made 2016 such a great year: our Board, our Salons hosts, our incredible volunteer staff, and Andaz Wall Street for being such a great supporter of our work. To all our Members: good luck with your writing in 2017. May this TEDtalk by Pen Parentis member Laura […]

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Curator Christina Chiu passes the baton at the 2016 Asian American Arts Alliance Gala

Pen Parentis is an organizational member of several wonderful organizations, among them the Arts and Business Council of New York and Americans for the Arts – but one of the small alliances that we are most proud to belong to is the Asian American Arts Alliance (or A4 for short) – and we were ever-so-proud […]

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Local Press is Buzzing for our Holiday Salon

We have always loved our local press–there is nothing that makes you feel more a part of a community. Looking forward to the Tuesday December 13th Salon (Andaz Wall Street at 7pm, see you there? RSVP here if you haven’t) Today, several papers ran a wonderful article about Pen Parentis’ upcoming Holiday Author Mingle. Our […]

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Give: let’s video the Salons!

    We are raising money to video the salons so that everyone, everywhere can see them. Please donate today. We present 27 writers every year, minimum. Can you spare $2/writer? Follow this link to give. The entire Pen Parentis community will be grateful. Videos will help us win grants, will help us inspire, and […]

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HOLIDAY AUTHOR MINGLE

Forget the eggnog. Join the holiday cheer (or the humbug) with authors Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Christine Rice & Eleni Gage at Pen Parentis, Tuesday December 13 at 7pm! The Pen Parentis Literary Salon is a unique Downtown series that shatters parental stereotypes as it celebrates the diverse creative work of writers that are also parents. The night […]

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