Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition
Deadline August 1 (must be received by this date), formerly September 4. Neutral free contest sponsored by the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities gives a $500 grand prize, plus $100 in each genre, for creative writing that incorporates disability as a theme, or includes a major character with a disability. Genres are poetry, fiction, essays, and graphic narratives/comics. See website for length limits. Writers of all nationalities may enter, whether or not they identify as disabled. Previously published work accepted. Note that entries for the $50 Oleb Books Personal Essay Award must be previously unpublished and incorporate the theme of "parenting". Submit your piece online.
Published: June 19, 2019