The WAC Clearinghouse, in partnership with the International Network of Writing Across the Curriculum Programs, publishes open-access journals, books, and other resources for teachers who use writing in their courses.


The Clearinghouse offers open-access, scholarly books, including original monographs and edited collections. To date, we have published more than 60 books. View recent publications below or view one of our book series.

Perspectives on Writing
Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition
Practice and Pedagogy
Landmark Publications in Writing Studies
Writing Spaces
RhetNet Books
International Exchanges on the Study of Writing
Excellence in K-12 WAC


WAC Journal
Double Helix

The Clearinghouse publishes, hosts, or provides access to the archives for seven refereed, open-access journals.

Across the Disciplines
The WAC Journal
Double Helix
Language and Learning Across the Disciplines
Journal of Basic Writing


Our peer-reviewed resources support the use of writing in courses across the disciplines.

An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum
Statement of WAC Principles and Practices
The WAC Bibliography
WAC Conference Proceedings
WAC Programs
Announcements and Calls
Conferences and Events
Writing Fellows Programs
Second-Language Writing
The Teaching Exchange
WAC Links
Scholarly Journals
Email Lists


International WAC Network

The Network is an informal community of teachers, researchers, and institutions with shared interests in WAC.

Northeast Writing Across the Curriculum Consortium

NEWACC supports research-based WAC practices, program development, and assessment.


CompPile is the leading bibliographic database in composition studies, providing listings of work published in composition and rhetoric since 1939.


REx (the Research Exchange) supports scholars who seek mentoring and a public forum for sharing their work. This peer-reviewed site is sponsored by the WAC Clearinghouse and CompPile.


Sustainable Publishing Initiative Enters Third Year

Sixty-five books. Seven journals. Please join us in celebrating 18 years of open-access publishing on the Clearinghouse. Learn more about the Sustainable Publishing Initiative and its first project, the 25 Collective. Learn more ...

CCCC Endorses the Statement of WAC Principles and Practices

The Executive Committee of the Conference on College Composition and Communication has endorsed the International Network of Writing Across the Curriculum Programs statement of WAC principles and practices. View the Statement ...

IWAC 2014 Archive Now Available

The archives for the Twelfth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference is now available on our conference archives page. View the Archives ...

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The Clearinghouse relies on a large, distributed network of colleagues who work together to develop and maintain our Web site, manage our lists of resources, and publish our books and journals. Because of their dedicated efforts, our costs are low and our books and journals are all published in open-access formats. We still incur costs, however, and welcome your support.

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