Pen 2 Paper

a disability-focused creative writing competition

The annual disability focused Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition (P2P) is now CLOSED for 2019! Thanks to all who entered the tenth year of our contest and shared your fictionnon-fictionpoetry, and comics on the topic of disability!

We plan to announce finalists the first week of October and final results at our November open mic. Specific dates will be posted here and on our Facebook page.

About the Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Contest

CTD's annual Pen 2 Paper (P2P) 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!

P2P is the ONLY disability-focused creative writing competition in Texas (correct us if we're wrong!). Our goals are to:

While P2P is based in Texas, people from other states or countries are welcome to enter. 

Each year, entries are evaluated by a panel of volunteer judges, and prizes are awarded to the top entries in each category. Winners and finalists will be posted on P2P's website and given opportunities to share their work in public settings.

Local and state sponsors and volunteers help make the competition possible by contributing their time, expertise, energy, and funds.

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