WHO WE ARE: 

The National League of American P​en Women (NLAPW) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) professional organization that links women in the arts and promotes the development of their creative talents. Founded in 1897, the League has 81 branches in 35 states. Its members are women who produce creative works in Arts, Letters, or Music. The Cape Canaveral Branch was founded in 1969 by Dr. Elaine Murray StoneAll NLAPW branches in Florida are part of the Florida State Association.

WHAT WE DO: 

Cape Canaveral Pen Women hold monthly luncheon meetings during the second week of each month September to May and participate in outreach programs that promote arts in our community. The branch sponsors an annual scholarship for a young person who demonstrates potential in art, letters, or music.

OUR MISSION: 

The Mission of the League is to encourage, recognize, and promote the production of creative work of professional standard in Art, Letters, and Music, and through outreach activities provide educational, creative, and professional support to members and non-members in these disciplines. The core values of the NLAPW are respect, knowledge, creation and preservation of the arts.              

HOW TO JOIN:

Membership is open to women who are published authors, composers of original music, artists whose works have  been in at least three juried shows, and allied professionals. For more specific information, click here. ​