• a sisterhood of talented women who are dedicated to their craft and to sharing their passion for arts with others

Founded in 1897, the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports and promotes professional women in arts, letters, music, and allied professions. 

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Why Become a Pen Woman?

Cape Canaveral Branch member Donna Puglisi shares brief insights into how the prestigious NLAPW helps professional women in all aspects of the arts to network with fellow artists and expand their horizons.

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  • Featured Member: Nancy Nesvik

    Pensacola Branch Pen Woman Nancy Nesvik escaped the COVID-19 confinement by visiting the Grand Canyon — and was inspired to paint.

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  • 1,200+ members strong

  • 60+ branches across country

  • 35 disciplines represented

Thank you to all the Pen Women and guests who joined us at the 50th Biennial in D.C. in April.

We hope you enjoyed this year’s speakers and presentations. See you in 2024!