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Art by Katie Turner; all art on this site by CNY Branch artists

July 29, 2019

Janet Fagal's poem "Beach Life" is featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Pen Woman magazine. The autobiographical poem was inspired by a painting at found at the Made in New York exhibition in the Schweinfurth Art Gallery in Auburn, New York. 

The lovely poem brings read...

July 25, 2019

CNY Branch Pen Women make up a good portion of a beautiful new anthology on the subject of the moon and moon landing. A total of twenty-six artists and writers from around the country contributed to this extraordinary anthology.

The gorgeous watercolor cover of Lun'Allu...

July 24, 2019

Nancy Dafoe's poem "Ekphrastic  Apogee" was recently named one of four finalists in the first contest of the journal River Heron Review. Her poem will appear in the August 2019 issue of the literary review with the other finalists.

"Ekphrastic Apogee" was inspired by th...

July 24, 2019

This summer has seen Rachael Ikins interviewed here and abroad. Not only has her book Eating the Sun launched, but multiple anthologies, to which  she was asked to contribute, will also debut, on topics from dogs loved and lost to feminist, survivor, and ecological the...

July 20, 2019

 Photos in the gallery from the Schweinfurth reading show Rachael Ikins, Karen Hempson, Judith McGinn, Janet Fagal with the artist who inspired her poem, and Sheila M. Byrnes. 

Central New York Branch menbers of the NLAPW created ekphrasitic responses to the "Made in Ne...

July 8, 2019

Katie Turner had two paintings selected to appear in the Cazenovia Counterpoint Regional Art Exhibition Invitational in July. Katie said, "I'm thrilled to have my paintings in the Cazenovia Counterpoint Invitational." The Art Reception takes place on Saturday, July 13,...

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June 15, 2017

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