HOW TO JOIN
Who can join NLAPW?
If you are a... Writer, editor, artist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist,
or composer.... you belong in PEN WOMEN!
- Published a book?
- Had your artwork shown in three juried shows?
- Been paid for three works of art or writing?
- Composed original music?
- Written a play?
"If you can join only one professional arts organization, join the
Honolulu Pen Women."
- Shan Correa, award-winning writer
Top Reasons to join the National League of American Pen
- To be a member of a highly respected professional organization
with headquarters in Washington, DC, and a tradition of excellence in
the fields of Art, Letters, and Music.
- To be part of a vibrant community of writers, artists, and
musicians sharing our accomplishments, challenges, and inspirations.
- To network with Pen Women peers across the United States.
- To meet those whose work you have admired, and to be a part of an
organization of creative women of all ages and backgrounds.
- To mentor and be mentored, and share experiences and information
with those who face similar challenges in creating - or marketing -
- To stimulate your creative juices through the many Pen Women
activities (luncheons, conferences, retreats, salons, etc.).
- To be of service on an individual basis or in leadership roles
within the organization.
NLAPW Honolulu offers:
- Monthly luncheon meetings/speakers you won't want to miss.
- Personal listing with images of your work on the Honolulu Branch
- Monthly newsletter announcing your accomplishments, awards, and
- Biennial Art Exhibition for members, with cash awards.
- Biennial Writers' Conference, featuring distinguished speakers and
- Biennial Writing Competition, also with cash awards.
- Subscription to The Pen Woman, the NLAPW's national magazine.
- An invitation to stay at the historic Pen Arts mansion, our
national headquarters, when you visit Washington, DC.
- An enthusiastic Executive Board with members who are dedicated to
the Honolulu Pen Women programs.
To apply for NLAPW Honolulu membership:
1. For Membership Information please visit the NLAPW Website
2. Download the application and contact the Honolulu Branch