• 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 members 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: Heather Sandifer

    Heather Sandifer’s art is the result of intense, active collaboration between artist, plant, and paint—combining natural objects and monotype techniques.
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  • 1,200+ members strong

  • 60+ branches across country

  • 35 disciplines represented

Join Pen Women at the 50th Biennial in D.C. in spring 2022

Every two years, we get together and host an amazing convention of workshops, speakers, music, art exhibits, and more. The 50th Biennial has been postponed until 2022 due to the pandemic. Check back often to see what’s new about the upcoming event.