News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note

September 19, 2023
WLN Joins the Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse is pleased to announce thatWLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarshiphas become a member of its family of open-access publications.

August 30, 2023

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignmentsseeks applications for associate editors. Associate editors ofPromptpublicize the journal to members of their fields and assist in the editorial process for submissions in their area(s) of relevant disciplinary expertise.

August 27, 2023
TextGenEd Collection Released

The WAC Repository is pleased to announce the release of its collection,TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies. This digital collection addresses Generative AI, perhaps the most influential technology in writing in decades.

August 15, 2023
IWAC 2023 Edited Collection Call for Proposals

The call for proposals is available forWriting Worldviews: The 2023 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference Edited Collection.Responding to the crucial moment at which we stand as scholars and practitioners of writing and communicating across disciplines, the collection focuses on the role we have in using the power of language to affect worldviews and address calls for linguistic and social justice.

July 26, 2023
PARS in Charge: Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Program Leaders

PARS in Chargeexplores the complexity of administrative positions within writing programs and how online courses make administration even more complex.

July 24, 2023
Award Winning Books from the Clearinghouse

The summer awards season has been kind to Clearinghouse authors and editors, with three books receiving a total of four awards.

July 19, 2023
Rethinking Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice

New book interrogates peer review from both practical and theoretical perspectives.

July 12, 2023
Adapting the Past to Reimagine Possible Futures: Celebrating and Critiquing WAC at 50

New book developed from presentations at the 15th IWAC Conference celebrates the 50th anniversary of the WAC movement.

July 5, 2023
Prompt Joins the Clearinghouse

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignmentshas joined the WAC Clearinghouse family of journals.Promptis a biannual, refereed online journal that publishes academic writing assignments accompanied by reflective essays.

July 4, 2023
Nonfiction, the Teaching of Writing, and the Influence of Richard Lloyd-Jones

New collection focuses on the development of the teaching of writing over the last 50 years.