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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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...]

Two Special Events

November 2019 holds two exciting upcoming special events. 11/2 – BALTIMORE, MARYLAND: Pen Parentis curator, Christina Chiu, hosts a panel on Saturday, November 2nd at 6pm on the City Lit Stage with the topic of Perseverance! The panel will feature six authors, all of whom are experts as they are all not only writers but […]

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Thanks for a successful 15th season!

We are staggered by all of the marvelous authors who read for us in our fifteenth season of Salons in Lower Manhattan. Our encore Salon on June 13, 2017, featured multiply international-bestselling author Jennifer Probst who told us stories of how she and her husband reacted after 20 years of rejection letters to receive an […]

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Curator Christina Chiu passes the baton at the 2016 Asian American Arts Alliance Gala

Pen Parentis is an organizational member of several wonderful organizations, among them the Arts and Business Council of New York and Americans for the Arts – but one of the small alliances that we are most proud to belong to is the Asian American Arts Alliance (or A4 for short) – and we were ever-so-proud […]

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New Q&A about Pen Parentis

Pen Parentis founder, M. M. De Voe, spoke candidly with Rachel Sherman of answering questions about many aspects of Pen Parentis’s work. Follow this link for the whole interview! Browse the website for more great writing tips from Rachel (who, incidentally, read at Pen Parentis) including one on how to be a parent and a writer at the […]

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