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THE LATEST: 

VINNIE REAM COMPETITION DEADLINE EXTENDED:

The deadline for the Vinnie Ream Medal competition
is September 30, 2017.

See Vinnie Ream news and the Vinnie Ream Competitons page.

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Notice: The nominating committee will be accepting candidate applications
for NLAPW national offices from September 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017.

NLAPW Officer Candidate Application

NLAPW Election of Officers


2018 Biennial News

2018 Biennial Competitions

Outreach


 

Download our beautiful flyer to share Pen Women with your friends and family. Attach it to emails and post on your Facebook, Pinterest… NLAPW flyer 2017

 

 


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The 2016 NLAPW Board of Directors standing on the beautiful staircase at The Pen Arts Building in Washington, D.C.

2016 NLAPW Board of Directors standing on the beautiful staircase at The Pen Arts Building and Art Museum in Washington, D.C.

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.*

*Passed by the NLAPW National Board of Directors, October, 2014.

 


Who are we?

Through the historic Pen Arts Building and Art Museum in the heart of Washington D.C., we enhance experiences for our members, diverse communities, and youth with educational events, outreach programs, and concerts sponsored by the NLAPW.

We have branches in states throughout our nation; in large cities, in rural areas, in towns, on all the coasts and in Hawaii. Branches offer seminars, workshops, art exhibits, readings, concerts, and outreach programs. Find a branch in your area.

Want to know more?

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