• NLAPW Is Accepting Applications for 2021 Mature Women Grants

    The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. awards three grants of $1,000 each in the classifications of art, letters, and music to women 35 years of age or older who are not now or ever have been a member of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. The 2021 submission period is now open through September 30.

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  • Entrepreneurial Artist Makes the Most of the Pandemic

    Artist Christine Landis shares how she had to find new ways to jumpstart a teaching career when art classes were canceled at the beginning of the pandemic.

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  • Pen Women Press to Resume Operations

    Before Pen Women Press can accept submissions, we must form a talent pool of expert Pen Women to fill all the necessary roles in producing our books. Please consider applying.

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  • 50th Biennial in D.C. April 30 – May 3, 2021

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the NLAPW 50th Biennial has been rescheduled for spring 2021. Check out the latest news and updates about the event.

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  • New National Officers Installed Virtually

    A beautiful installation ceremony conducted by the NLAPW chaplain, the Rev. Robin Johnson Moscati, for the newly elected national officers took place via Zoom on Saturday, June 13, at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

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  • The Pen Woman Receives International Award

    The Pen Woman magazine recently received a Gold MarCom Award for design in the print media, magazine category. Additionally, the NLAPW Biennial 2018 Program received honorable mention for design in the print media, program guide category.The annual MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals.

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  • ‘Zoom’ into 2020 with Video Meetings for Members-at-Large

    As those of us who are members of NLAPW branches know, there are many benefits to being part of the community of Pen Women. We are now expanding access and inclusiveness to members-at-large through a teleconferencing program called Zoom. In early February, an invitation will be sent out to all members-at-large to try out Zoom and see its potential benefits.

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  • Coral Gabes Branch Fastest Growing

    Coral Gables Branch, Florida, doubled its size in 2018. What an accomplishment! Branch Treasurer Marilyn Valiente attributed this tremendous effort to revive and grow her branch to hard work and persistence

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  • Connecting with Local Libraries: A Great Outreach Opportunity

    A great outreach opportunity that was cited from the recent Branch Presidents Questionnaire involved connecting with our local libraries, benefiting both parties.

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