Welcome to the home of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW), an organization of professional women artists, composers, and writers, founded in 1897, dedicated to our mission as a 501(c)3 organization to serve our communities through the arts.

The mission of the National League of American Pen Women is to support and promote creative excellence and professional standards among women in the arts.



Why Be a Pen Woman?

Watch our newly produced video with interviews from Pen Women and a showcase of what NLAPW is all about. (Or click here to view on YouTube)




Want to know more?

Explore our website to learn our history, events, contest news, art and poetry.