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October 5, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Pen and Brush Presents…October

Pen and Brush Presents… is a new reading series curated by Kate Angus for Pen and Brush. The series supports the work small press editors in identifying excellent writing, as well as supporting the writing itself by featuring exciting new work by established and emerging authors. Each month, “Pen and Brush Presents…” will feature readings by three writers, each one selected by editors at a press, journal, or organization with a strong female editorial presence.

October 6, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

National Reading Group Month Panel and Networking Party with the WNBA-NYC

Pen and Brush teams up with the NYC chapter of the Women's National Book Association to celebrate National Reading Group Month with a panel of beloved authors and plenty of time to chat with bookish friends old and new.

Featured News & Press

September 7, 2016

Pen + Brush Profiled on NYC-Arts!

This summer NYC-ARTS July 14th episode featured a profile segment that highlighted the mission and vibrancy of Pen + Brush, with interviews featuring Executive Director Janice Sands and Pen + Brush artist Josephine Barreiro. This is a milestone moment for the organization in many ways.

August 4, 2016

The Golden Rule of Professionals:  Be Specific & Ask Good Questions

“The “Business” of Being a Creative,” publishing world expert Jane Friedman provides the following thoughts on how asking specific questions, instead of making general asks, can help further your career.

August 4, 2016

How do you find art buyers?

“The “Business” of Being a Creative,” 21st Century art world game-changer Susan Mumford provides the following thoughts on where to find customers for your work.

July 21, 2016

Art World Advice to Young Female Artists

It’s no secret that the extraordinarily competitive contemporary art world can be an especially tough place for female artists to navigate. Artnet News asked Janice Sands to weigh in on the topic.