So exciting to participate in our first PEN America Lit Crawl!

So exciting to participate in our first PEN America Lit Crawl!

We partnered with Mutha Magazine and Brooklyn Players Reading Society to present a night of amazing mutha-writers.

We partnered with Mutha Magazine and Brooklyn Players Reading Society to present a night of amazing mutha-writers.

Audience was full of stellar friends of Pen Parentis - here are Marcy Dermansky and our first curator, Arlaina Tibensky!

Audience was full of stellar friends of Pen Parentis – here are Marcy Dermansky and our first curator, Arlaina Tibensky!

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Readers were varied and moving - there were memoirs in prose ...

Readers were varied and moving – there were memoirs in prose …

...and memoirs in graphic novel formats

…and memoirs in graphic novel formats

Meg Lemke hostedEveryone was passionateaudience brought babies

(hi Brian Gresko!)

(hi Brian Gresko!)

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Warm reception - great space

Warm reception – great space

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Mira Jacob brought the house to tears with a preview of her forthcoming graphic-memoir.

Mira Jacob brought the house to tears with a preview of her forthcoming graphic-memoir.

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A happy Paul Morris on his last day at PEN America – !

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Meg Lemke and Becky Fine-Firesheets discuss logistics

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