By PenTales Pundit Elise Nardin, Zurich, Switzerland Do you remember your first Show and Tell ever? Age 7, I brought my hamster McFly – yes, like Marty McFly in Back to the Future. I thought Marty was cool and that his name sounded […]
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Liesl has been a champion of PenTales (and our belief that stories are a powerful way to connect people from all walks of life) from the very start – back in the days of ‘yore when we first handed out notebooks to creative friends and asked them to write two […]
Today’s lesson comes from Meira’s story of love and banana bread. If you’ve ever rushed on to the wrong train or bus, or hurriedly left home without any of the things you need, than you’ve already learned this one the hard way too.
Our friends at Bomb Magazine like us. We like them to. Check out their piece on PenTales and our last event in NYC.
Ben shares his speculative experience at the Coffee Bean with us, and the allure, and danger, of getting carried away trying to guess at intentions.
THE ITACA CONTEST Calling writers, illustrators, photographers, homebodies, travelers, tourists, artists, migrants, students … The place where I belong – Un luogo tutto per me is an invitation to share a special place – real or imaginary – you return to and find comfort in. Whether it is a location, […]
Debbie Weil is the mom of a dear friend of ours. We loved hearing her nuggets of wisdom because they show us that life is long and figuring out what we want is part of the process and, more importantly, part of the fun. Debbie admires her daughters for being […]
Jana shares a story about learning how to smell and being honest with our family members, it’s also about getting caught.
My father fled his dad’s restrictive Midwest world to move to New York’s downtown in the 1960’s, pursuing a career in art. As a bearded beatnik living on Crosby Street, Dad painted vivid, colorful canvasses and made papier-mâché masks. He met Mom at a party where she was the only […]