CTD's annual Pen 2 Paper creative writing competition seeks pieces of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and comics that treat the topic of disability. Whether or not you have experience as a creative writer; whether or not you have a disability, we want to hear your voice!
We're so pleased to announce the finalists for 2013! Narrowing down this list from all of entries was no easy task; thanks, hugs, and high fives to everyone who submitted work! Grand Prize winner will be announced November 1st at the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
Entries posted with permission. Authors retain all rights. Please note that starred entries may contain language or situations not suitable for younger readers.
P2P is the ONLY state-wide, disability-focused creative writing competition in Texas (correct us if we're wrong!).
P2P's goals are to
Each year, entries are evaluated by a panel of volunteer judges, and prizes are awarded to the top entries in each category. However, in 2013, there will only be one Grand Prize winner selected from all categories. The winner and finalists will be posted on P2P's website.
Local and state sponsors and volunteers help make the competition possible by contributing their time, expertise, products, services, and energy.