Take our Writing Parent Survey

Pen Parentis is thrilled to announce the launch of our groundbreaking research project Please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this quick anonymous survey: Start the survey Spearheaded by Mary Harpin, a Pen Parentis poet (and data scientist) living in Colorado, the Pen Parentis Research Project is the first to collect real data on the habits, […]

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SPECIAL EVENT: summer rooftop meetup

We all need community – come join us at the Bookmarks Bar on the rooftop of the Library Hotel in midtown Manhattan ( 299 Madison Avenue at 41st street) this coming Wednesday, July 13th at 7pm for a special writing-parent mingle. Meet other writers who happen to be parents, network, and learn more about Pen […]

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Resources and inspirations for Moms relaunching careers

We follow a terrific NYC-based arts blog called The Clyde Fitch Report and they published a wonderful list of resources for mothers relaunching careers after taking some time off for family. Most of these resources are offered by small businesses and nonprofits (like ours!) started by moms who wanted to go back to work themselves but […]

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The Media wants you to see a salon

This article appears in JUST DO ART – May 5, 2016 You can find this article in print in four local newspapers: CHELSEA NOW, THE VILLAGER, VILLAGER EXPRESS, and the DOWNTOWN EXPRESS as well as on all their online pages. We heartily agree–you should attend!

Pen Parentis Literary Salons lauded in four local papers

Pen Parentis Literary Salons lauded in four local papers

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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 […]

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