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 – win $1000 Fellowship for Writing Parents!

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...]

New from our Partners

2020 is the decade of the writing parent! We are thrilled to announce two new accountability meetups that will begin in 2020 to help writers raising kids stay on creative track! As always, all genres and types of writing projects are welcome, so whether you’re working on a screenplay or a memoir based on your […]

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Greetings from the Greeters!

Meet Raneem, Olivia and Lisa & you already know Renni (but did you know she ghostwrites under the name Renni Acre?) These familiar friendly faces are among the many volunteers who could be greeting you when you attend the next Pen Parentis Literary Salon – next up, on December 10th – the annual Holiday Author […]

Greetings! from the volunteer greeting staff headed up by new House Manager, Renni Johnson!

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