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  • Discover Flatiron:  Pen and Brush

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership takes a look at Pen and Brush, the only global non-profit to offer a broader spotlight on the works of emerging women artists and writers. Read the full article

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

    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. Read the full article on news.artnet.com

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

    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. Read the full article on news.artnet.com

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  • Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership Profiles Janice Sands

    As the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership celebrates its 10th anniversary, we ask notable neighborhood figures ten questions about the area. 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…

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  • List of Women-Run Presses

    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…

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

    FLATIRON — Women writers seeking inspiration need look no further than a Flatiron gallery that is hosting shows dedicated to celebrating the work of literary females. Pen+Brush, located at 29 E. 22nd St., will host two conversations with longtime women writers, giving artists the chance to hear of the successes and frustrations of women working with the written…

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  • Short and Sweet New York Interviews Janice Sands

    I interviewed Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen + Brush at their new space in the Flatiron district. This recently opened new space is a real departure in the best possible sense with a vibrant industrial feel evoking modernism with a sense of history behind it. One feels transported to another dimension that is vast…

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  • Interview with Pen + Brush’s Lisbeth Redfield

    Augury Books recently sat down for an interview with our Literary Arts Manager, Lisbeth Redfield to discuss our publishing program and literary landscape.

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  • Inaugural ePublications Launched

    Book Launch Party and Readings:  October 13th, 6:30-8:30pm   Read the Publications Click here for visitor information Author:  Mina Samuels     Short Story:  Castle Peak     Literary Curator: Joni Evans, Founding Member CEO of wowOwow.com; former President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster and Publisher at Random House Author’s Statement of Work: This story gently, almost tangentially, immerses the reader in the topic of women’s loneliness, even within a relationship; the interiority of a woman’s experience, her mental and physical strength,…

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  • Opening Exhibition:  Domesticity Revisited Opening Reception Oct 8th, 5:30-8:30pm

    Domesticity Revisited, Curated by Rick Kinsel, Executive Director, Vilcek Foundation Artists Featured: Jee Hee Kang, Michela Martello, Tricia Wright, and Yun Koung Shin On View:  October 8th – December 30th, 2015 Click here for hours of operation View the exhibitions page The four artists included in this inaugural exhibition at Pen + Brush come from…

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