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“Creative Genius teems with sage advice from writers, composers and artists who have mastered their art and become experts in their craft.”  – Kathleen Powers-Vermaelen, Editor

Pen Women Press joyfully announces the forthcoming publication of Creative Genius: The Inspirational Wisdom of Pen Women. This original anthology of wit, wisdom and willpower features work by Dorothy Atkins, Dr. Patricia Daly-Lipe, Sara Etgen-Baker, Lois Batchelor Howard, Kathryn Kleekamp, Carol S. MannElizabeth Diane Garcia Martin, Mary Joan MeagherSheila Meyerowitz-Firestone, Ronni Miller, Linda A. Mohr, Bobbie Dumas Panek,Marsha J. PerlmanTricia Pimental, Kathleen Powers-Vermaelen,Sarah Byrn Rickman, Bonnie Jo Smith, Connie Spittler, Rodika Tollefson, Katie Turner, Laura Walth, and Janis Ward.  Covers are by Lucy Arnold. Perfect for gifting, this book’s advice and acumen will inspire others to create prolifically, proudly, and often!

ISBN# 978-0-9815693-8-3. Anticipated release date: April 15, 2018. Available for $14.00 donation per copy to NLAPW, Inc. plus $4.00 S&H. (See drop-down menu below for multiple copy S&H rates.)

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Several of my illustrations were including in the Pen Women Coloring Book "Celebrating 120 Years of Pen Women"

“Pen Women foster and support creative development in women of all ages.”– Lucy Arnold, Editor

Pen Women Press is pleased to announce the publication of Celebrating 120 Years of Pen Women, a limited-edition, commemorative coloring book featuring the artwork of NLAPW members Anne R. Baehr, Barbara Baum, Anita Benson Bradley, Mary Dall, Patricia Daly-Lipe, Chella Gonsalves, Caroline Henry, Darby Hobbs, Barbara L. Jendrysik, Kathryn Kleekamp, Lisa Livingston, Mary Ann Miller, Suzanne M. Packer, Debbie Patrick, Molly Read Woo, J. A. Slack, Bonnie Jo Smith, Katie Turner, Mara Viksnins, Barbara Waterman-Peters, Patricia Watkins Dick, Melissa Woodburn, and Lucy Arnold. Only 100 copies have been printed!

ISBN# 978-0-9815693-7-6. Release date: January 7, 2018. Available for $16.00 ($12.00 donation to NLAPW, Inc. plus $4.00 S&H).   Link:

Article: Jan. 2017, Winter edition of the NLAPW National League of American PenWomen.

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