The Meaning of Fellowship

Please enjoy this beautiful open letter from 2019-2020’s Fellow Anjali Vaidya, to 2021’s Fellowship winners. (We awarded two Juror’s Prizes because it was extraordinary to us that any writer was able to create anything new in March-April of this year of pandemic parenting and political and racial turmoil) October 22, 2020San Diego, CA Dear Dawn, […]

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Be a good parent – keep writing!

Our Fellowship is accepting applications March 1 – April 18th, 2016! To encourage writers to continue to produce new works of quality fiction at the very busiest point in their parenting journey, the 2016-2017 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents is now open for submissions! Please visit our fellowship guidelines page for details. Past […]

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Pen Parentis Fellow John Jodzio update

We just heard from our 2013-2014 Fellow! John Jodzio has several new stories forthcoming in the next few months. Look for his work in The Indiana Review, The Atlas Review, The Austin Review, Bull, Paper Darts, and Whiskey River.  He ha also just finished writing some copy for an upcoming activity book for Portlandia that’ll […]

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Happy Holidays from Pen Parentis

Happy Holidays!  We hope this season finds you surrounded by loved ones who also give you space every once in a while to write. (If not, just consider this season a great way to gather material for January!) We offer you this link to a terrific new story just published by our 2011 Fellow, Frank Haberle. […]

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