The International Women’s Writing Guild invites the moms of Pen Parentis for an exciting conference at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. The event marks the Guild’s 45th annual conference, with workshops ranging from three to five days and spanning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, playwriting and screenwriting. Open Mics to read your work, wellness activities with a local wellness center, time for connection at Gully’s Pub, a special Youth Writers Track, and the first showing in the US of a documentary about the Afghan Women’s Orchestra (Zohra) now in exile. Full week, weekend and commuter rates available. If you have questions, please call their executive director Michelle at 617-792-7272 or email her — see below for colorful graphic version of this invitation!

If you want to take a IWWG class or attend the summer conference, the code penp2022 will generate a 15% discount – give them a try. IWWG is for all women, not just moms – so if you have a friend in need of inspiration who fits their demographic, feel free to pass on this offer.