Perhaps you are not a writer or not a parent and feel awkward about attending a salon called Pen Parentis – quake no more! Here is a blog post by a reviewer of reading series of all sorts – we are honored that Brent Shearer attended and enjoyed the November Salon. But don’t just take […][ Read More...]
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 […][ Read More...]
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 […][ Read More...]
Terese Svoboda, we love you.
On Election night 2016, we had three phenomenal and passionate readers at the Pen Parentis Election Day Madness Salon. Even before the co-hosts had gone home, this thank you note was waiting in our inboxes: Whichever way you lean politically, you have to love the beauty of a simple and sincere thank you note: Here […][ Read More...]
Excited over the buzz our Literary Salons are causing in Lower Manhattan – have you been to one yet? Our next Salon is on Election Night, Tuesday November 8th – please VOTE before you arrive! Then hang out with your neighbors and like-minded new friends — as well as Therese Svoboda, Thaddeus Rutkowski and Ed […][ Read More...]
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!
Buzz from THE BROADSHEET
It’s always lovely when the local press covers an event. Here’s a write-up of our March 8th Salon by THE BROADSHEET, a downtown Manhattan newspaper that covers Lower Manhattan. 2016 PRESS in THE BROADSHEET[ Read More...]