Call for submissions for the NoCalWCA Newsletter (deadline: October 19, 2016)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Northern California Writing Centers Association Newsletter is seeking submissions from writing center professionals — undergraduate and graduate students, professors, staff, workshop facilitators, coordinators, directors, etc. — across Northern California and Nevada for the Fall 2016 issue of our web-based newsletter: Brief Articles (750-1,500 words) We are seeking submissions about tutoring, collaborative writing, and writing […]

Applications being accepted for Writing Center Journal Editor(s)

Oct 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership (i.e., co-editors, editorial teams, single editors) of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria: Broad understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies; Ability to marshal institutional support to sponsor The Writing Center Journal […]

Dangling Modifier accepting submissions for Fall 2016 issue, deadline November 4

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Dangling Modifier is currently accepting submissions for Fall 2016! Our theme for the fall issue is stolen directly from this year’s NCPTW : The Inclusive Writing Center. Do you have a story about inclusiveness you want to share? A piece of poetry, a video? A variation on your NCPTW conference presentation or paper? We’re […]

CAPTA accepting submissions for Secondary School Writing Centers Toolkit (Priority Deadline: August 15, 2016; Final deadline: September 15, 2016)

Aug 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Priority submissions for the CAPTA digital publication designed to support the sharing of program materials for new and continuing secondary school writing center directors is August 15, and all submissions must be in by September 15. The goal is to publish this resource online by November 1 in time for the CAPTA Vision and Revision […]

CFP: Special Issue of WLN on Educating Writing Tutors

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

We invite you to submit a proposal for the Writing Lab Newsletter: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship’s special issue on educating writing tutors. Please find attached the call for proposals that includes the schedule,  submission instructions, and an excerpt of the CFP at the end of this message.  Article proposals are due January 1, […]

Praxis 13.2 has launched!

May 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Visit Praxis at to read the issue. Contents: From the Editors James Garner and Thomas Spitzer-Hanks The Dangerous Method, or “Can Procrastination Ever Be a Good Thing?” Sunny Hawkins FOCUS ARTICLES Disclosure Concerns: The Stigma of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Writing Centers Savannah Stark and Julie Wilson (Re)Examining the Socratic Method: A Lesson […]

The editorial team of IWCA’s The Peer Review invites you to a series of Zoom discussions to discuss what we do, how to get published, etc.

Feb 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Thursday, February 18, 2016: The Peer Review will be available virtually throughout the day. Authors from the Zero Issue of the publication will speak about their work, and the editors will field questions about how to contribute to this exciting new endeavor. The names of all individuals who follow TPR on Twitter (@TPR_IWCA) on Thursday […]

Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal–Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

co-editors: Shannon Madden, Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island) & Michele Eodice, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma) Call for Submissions For this special issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, we call for submissions that address “Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support.” For graduate students, the successful writing of a dissertation or thesis is crucial to […]

Fall 2015 Issue of The Dangling Modifier Available

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Dangling Modifier, an international newsletter by and for peer tutors in writing and produced in association with the NCPTW, announces the Fall 2015 issue and invites submissions for the Spring 2016 issue (due Friday, March 4, 2016).

Writing Center Journal’s New Website, and Issue 35.1

Jan 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Exciting News for 2016! Issue 35.1 is now out and our new website and blog are up! We are happy to announce that our latest issue, 35.1., is now out and should be in your mailboxes soon! We are also excited to tell our readers that our new website has launched! One new feature to […]

Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship (May/June 2017)

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Affective Dimension of Writing Center Work Kathy Evertz and Renata Fitzpatrick, Carleton College, guest editors During any given conference, writing center consultants and writers may experience feelings that range from joy and satisfaction to anger and frustration, any of which can foster or impede a writer’s development or performance.  Yet in a literature rich […]

Writing Center Journal is now available on JSTOR!

Dec 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

WCJ is available full text from JSTOR from 1980 (1.1) through 2015 (34.2). More info about WCJ is here.

Call for Papers: The Peer Review

Nov 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

We are excited to share a Call for Papers for The Peer Review: A Journal for Writing Center Practitioners, an International Writing Centers Association publication. Emerging writing center studies’ scholars​ and their collaborators are invited to submit their scholarly work for consideration in Issue One, ​R(evolutions) and Revisions: From Presentation to Publication, which will feature […]

WCJ Live! on Friday, November 13 at 3:00 Eastern, 2:00 Central

Nov 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

“Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms” Join us for the final WCJ Live for issue 34.2! Roberta Kjesrud will discuss her recent article “Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms”–Friday, November 13th at noon Pacific, 1pm Mountain, 2pm Central, and 3pm Eastern. Even if you aren’t currently engaged with a study, this article is […]

WCJ Live! Friday, October 30

Oct 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

“Evaluating the Effectiveness of Writing Center Classroom Visits: An Evidence-Based Approach” Join author Holly Ryan as she discusses her recent WCJ article, co-authored with Danielle Kane. WCJ Live will take place on Friday, October 30 at 12:00 pm Pacific, 1 Mountain, 2 Central, and 3 Eastern. Visit for information on how to join the […]

IWCA Launches The Peer Review Online, Open Access, Multi-Modal Journal!

Oct 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

The IWCA was proud to launch it newest journal, The Peer Review, at the 2015 IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh! Co-Managing Editors Rebecca Hallman and Sherry Wynn Perdue presented the journal’s first edition, “Issue Zero: Modeling TPR’s Mission,” to a crowd of several hundred attendees at the organization’s Friday evening reception. More information about The Peer […]

The Dangling Modifier Newsletter Fall 2015 Will Launch a Major Overhaul

Oct 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Penn State has long hosted and edited The Dangling Modifier, an online newsletter by and for peer tutors produced in association with NCPTW. We are excited to announce a major makeover to our site starting with the Fall 2015 issue. While we will continue to welcome scholarly articles on peer tutoring, we will begin to […]

Call for Proposals for a special issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship

Oct 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

“Sharing Common Ground? Writing Centers and Learning Commons” Guest Editors: Hillory Oakes and Steven J. Corbett As schools look to develop students as sophisticated communicators across disciplines and media, more and more writing centers are becoming—or considering becoming—part of multiliteracy-focused learning commons enterprises (Koehler; Deans and Roby). In fact, the success of writing center programming […]

WCJ Live! September 11 at noon CST

Sep 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Join us as we kick off WCJ Live for issue 34.2! Beth Godbee, Moira Ozias, & Jasmine Kar Tang will discuss their recent article, “Body + Power + Justice: Movement-Based Workshops for Critical Tutor Education,” Friday, September 11th at noon CST. Read more and download the article at

The Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation Fall 2015 Call for Proposals

Jul 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Fall 2015 Theme: “Policy and the Center” Deadline: September 30, 2015 We invite you to submit manuscripts that address/engage the intersections between public policy (whether at the state, national, or institutional level) and the writing center. Possibilities for articles could include the following foci: ·      Cost/benefit analyses of centers and different methods within them (e.g. […]