National Headquarters 

The Pen Arts Building and Art Museum
1300 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1901

Phone: 202-785-1997
Fax: 202-452-6868


To contact individual board members, or to make general inquiries, please email

Please include the subject of your inquiry in the subject line and your email will be forwarded to the appropriate officer or chair.

The Gold Room at historic Pen Arts Building
The Gold Room

Pen Arts room reservations:

For Pen Arts Building reservations, please call 202-785-1997 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST Monday – Friday.

Staying at Pen Arts


Connect with Pen Women on Social Media

Facebook (NLAPW)

Twitter (@NLAPW)

Instagram (@nlapw)


Note: The National League of American Pen Women, Inc., is not affiliated with and does not endorse or manage the “Friends of NLAPW” Facebook group.

NLAPW Membership

For information on membership, find a branch near you, learn how to become a member, or email one of the membership chairs:

National Art Credentials Chair

Winnie Thompson

National Letters Credentials Chair

Janine DeBaise
Central New York Branch

National Music Credentials Chair

Marcia Foster Dunscomb
Atlanta, Georgia Branch

National Membership Development Chair

Luanna Leisure
Santa Clara County Branch