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5 Key Takeaways From Pen and Brush Panel on Women-Only Arts Groups

| artnet news | Written by : Eileen Kinsella  |  news.artnet.com

Last night's panel at the newly revamped, and stunning Pen and Brush gallery space in the Flatiron district focused on the question of whether women-only art galleries and organizations advance or impede the careers of women artists.

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Women Rule at New York’s 122-Year-Old Pen and Brush

| artnet news | Written by : Kathleen Massara  |  news.artnet.com

When painter and legendary book binder Janet C. Lewis started Pen and Brush with her sister Mary in 1893, she sent a letter to female artists and writers, asking them to form a new association in New York.

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Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership Profiles Janice Sands

| News | Written by : Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership  |  www.flatirondistrict.nyc

In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th, we're pleased to introduce Janice Sands. She serves as the Executive Director of Pen + Brush, the only nonprofit organization that showcases the work of women in the literary and visual arts to a broader audience and marketplace.


List of Women-Run Presses

| VIDA | Written by : Kate Angus  |  www.vidaweb.org

Pen and Brush Literary Arts Curator Kate Angus went on a hunt for a list of women-run and women-founded presses. When she can't find one, she made her own. "It bothered me that this list—which seemed like such a fundamentally useful resource—didn’t exist yet so I decided to compile it myself. I didn’t want to exclude presses with some men on board, but I wanted to focus on places with a strong female editorial presence, either currently or historically....In that sense, I hope that this list will be a useful resource for women writers looking for places to submit their work just as much as for people who want to support presses and journals run by women."

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Women Writers to Discuss How to Make It in the Literary World

| News | Written by : Noah Hurowitz  |  www.dnainfo.com

Women writers seeking inspiration need look no further than a Flatiron gallery that is hosting shows dedicated to celebrating the work of literary females.