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In this issue: Germany’s Pelikan gets to the core of what it does best with the Herzstück Limited Edition fountain pen. The Retro 51 Tornado is an iconic rollerball, joined now by a redesigned fountain pen. Itoya enters a new era under a new brand name: PaperSkater. Dromgoole’s Fine Writing is a multi-generational family stationery shop in Houston, Texas, and Pen Boutique stationery shop is an American Dream success story just outside Baltimore, Maryland. Take a ride on the Bullet Train to explore the history of Japanese long/short pens, and see vintage Parker 51 ads by artist Boris Artzybasheff. Plus, it’s your chance to make your voice heard in the 2019 Pen World Readers’ Choice Awards!
For over thirty years, Pen World has been the premier niche lifestyle magazine for fine writing instruments. We are a journal of writing culture and feature new pens at all price points, including vintage pens, fine papers, inks, accessories, reviews, and how-to guides. If it’s associated with pens, you’ll find it in Pen World. In each issue you will discover the beauty of handwritten communication and learn about intriguing people from all over the world who design, produce, and write with pens. Issued bi-monthly, Pen World entices both new and experienced pen connoisseurs to look at writing instruments in an unconventional way.