1PEN was made possible with the combined efforts of the McMaster Poetry & Creative Writing Society, University of Toronto's Creative Writing Group, Queen's Creative Writing Club, Penned by Western, the Laurier Creative Writing Society, York's Professional Writing Students' Association, as well as the consistent support from our friends in writing communities abroad.​

Mission Statement

It is the goal of our organization to bring creative writing communities from the academic level and extended closer together through a network that promotes such means. We hope act as the link that betters aspiring writers through higher community.


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