The 2014-2015 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parentis is now accepting applications from writers who are also the parents of at least one child under 10 years of age. Writers at any stage of their career may apply. The winner will have his or her entry published in Brain/Child Magazine and are encouraged to present their winning entry at the Pen Parentis Literary Salon in September 2014 to receive the prize money: $1,000 to be used to further their writing career. Please see our guidelines for more information. Deadline April 2014. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage parents to create new work at a very busy stage of their lives. There is a $25 entry fee: this reading fee supports Pen Parentis, Ltd. basic operating expenses and to fund the Fellowship itself.