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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away June

Two non-fiction shorts that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: Disturbances by Hannah Wells and Getting to “No, You” by Bill Cushing.​

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CTD 40: Happy Birthday from Stephanie Torreno

A birthday wish and kind words for Pen 2 Paper from ​Texas author Stephanie Torreno.

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CTD40: Jordan’s Story

​2017 policy intern Jordan Fogle looks back with fondness (somehow) on the 85th Legislative session.

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Improving Safety For All Texas Students: Guiding Principles

CTD and others call on Gov. Abbott to protect the health, safety, and education of all Texas students.

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away May

Two works that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: Nellie and June by Wendy Sheehan and Upon Considering Boob Privilege by Kimberly Jackson.​

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CTD40: Happy Birthday, from David Borden

Artist, author, and advocate David Borden recounts the ways CTD helped further his artistic and other pursuits (video).

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away April

Two works that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: excerpt from Mental Hospital by Ross Robbins and Extra Time on Tests by Stanley Toledo.​

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away March

A story that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: Running Away from Home by Julie Whitehead.​

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CTD40: Kenneth’s Story

Some reflections from long time partner Kenneth Semien Sr. of the American Council of the Blind of Texas.

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away February

Two poems that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: Trauma’s Shadow by Kae Bucher, and The Imperfect World, by Dr. Archana Kadam.

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