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Please help us spread the word about the Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents. Do you work in a coffee shop where there is a bulletin board? Maybe you are an alum of a writing program and they have a listserv?  Or maybe you’ve just got a few friends who are terrific writers who […]

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On Family-Friendly Fundraisers

There is a special sort of anxiousness that accompanies adult events to which kids are welcome. First you go all-out making sure there is something for the kids to do (we invited the unparalleled Church Street School for Music and Art to do an all-ages bookmaking craft) then you have to make sure the adults […]

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What AWP taught me

This is going to be an unusually personal post – I went to AWP (the massive, twelve-thousand writers in a single event space dance-with-your-editor party that the Association of Writers and Writing Professionals puts on annually in various cities). First let me say that it was….amazing.  There were thirty panels for every time slot – […]

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New page in Salon history

A lot of you who follow this blog, I count as my friends – and as such, I want to take a little break from trying to inspire all writers who are parents and just sit back with a cup of coffee and thank you for everything you’ve ever done for me. You know who […]

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