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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Special Guest Star at November’s Salon!

The lineup for November’s “Small Towns USA” salon is a great one and we feel like we are adding a comet to the Big Dipper! Our very first Writing Fellow, Abby Sher, will be making a guest appearance to present the $1000 award to our newest Fellow, Anjali Vaidya, who will be flying in from […]

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Meet our Social Media Team — and watch a livecast of a Salon!

We are thrilled to introduce our new Social Media Team: Veronica Ciastko, our new director of Social Media (and Instagram genius) is also an International Leader of Tomorrow. A recent graduate of UBC (yes, friends, British Columbia in Canada) Veronica came highly recommended by a brilliant author who read at Pen Parentis a few years […]

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ONE NIGHT ONLY – PEN PARENTIS SALON AT THE OCULUS

Update: new content with photo links! On May 14th, 2019, Westfield WTC hosts Pen Parentis in the Oculus! WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO CLOSE OUR TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH THIS GRAND FINALE!! Join us for a night of all-out celebration as we wind up our Tenth Anniversary Season! Celebrity authors are Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Marina […]

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FREE APP helps you find literary events in your area!

At long last, the App you always dreamed of has arrived! Our good friends at Poets & Writers have launched a fantastic calendar app – now you can find any literary event on your mobile phone. It’s brilliant and as far as we can tell, it’s free. So get yourself back in the game. Download the app to […]

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THE NEW YORK TIMES recommends our Salons

Our upcoming Salon with Andrew Lewis Conn, Siobhan Adcock and Stephanie Lehmann is listed in the Spare Times Section of the New York Times—proof alone that you should attend. Follow this NY Times LINK to see the whole article.

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Pen Parentis Got Booked by GalleyCat!

We are delighted to be chosen for GalleyCat’s “Get Booked” selections.  GalleyCat is the New York City-centric go-to blog for the publishing industry. See the full article here.  http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/franklin-park-pen-parentis-lauren-oliver-get-booked_b82559

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