What is IowaPen?

IowaPen is a gathering of people interested in fountain pens, mechanical pencils and writing instruments of all kinds.

  What do you do?

Calligraphy, penmanship, pen collecting, vintage pen restoration, nib tuning, ink testing/sharing, paper, pen turning, history and more.

  Where do you meet?

We have chapters in Des Moines (Central Iowa) and Cedar Rapids (Eastern Iowa) and coordinate with Midlands Pen Collectors in Omaha for pen folks in Western Iowa.

  Are you on social media?

We certainly are! You'll find our social media links on Facebook, Twitter, and more at the bottom of each page of this site!


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For many more pen events in the coming months, visit our Events page