Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse

Supporting Scholarly Exchange About Communication Across the Disciplines

New Work from the Clearinghouse and CCCC

A New Issue of Double Helix. Double Helix has released its tenth volume, focusing on critical thinking and writing at the decenniel. The new issue includes work by Suzanne T. Lane, Cerys Rogers, Field M. Watts, Nicole Brown, Solaire A. Finkenstaedt-Quinn, Justin Nedzesky, Meredith Bennett, Kristin Klucevsekh, Cole Bennett, Kelli R. Gill, and Adam Katz. View the issue

Honoring Charles Bazerman's Contributions to Writing Studies. We're pleased to share the news that a festschrift honoring Charles Bazerman is now available. Through scholarly engagement with his ideas, the 16 chapters—written by authors from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America—address Bazerman’s foundational scholarship in the field of writing studies. View the book.

A Partnership with the Studies in Writing and Rhetoric Series. We're also pleased to announce the launch of its open-access partnership with CCCC and NCTE's Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series. Two new books are available. Shane A. Wood's Teachers Talking Writing: Perspectives on Places, Pedagogies, and Programs offers a collection of conversations about the theory and teaching of writing in postsecondary contexts. In Recollections from an Uncommon Time: 4C20 Documentarian Tales, a collection edited by Julie Lindquist, Bree Straayer, and Bump Halbritter, a group assembled to document the 2020 CCCC Annual Convention reflects on the cancellation of the convention and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with CCCC and NCTE on this important series.

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Explore the Clearinghouse

Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse. We are an open-access publishing collaborative that draws on the contributions of more than 180 scholars from six continents. Our members serve in editorial roles ranging from journal and book series editors and editorial staff members to peer-reviewers and editorial board members. We publish articles and books of interest to both the writing-across-the-curriculum community and the larger writing studies community. We support research on the use of writing to support learning and teaching. And we provide a wide range of web-based resources for instructors who wish to use writing in their courses. You can access our publications, use the CompPile database, and access resources through the following links.

Books: The Clearinghouse offers more than 180 open-access, scholarly books, including original monographs and edited collections. View our books.
Journals: The Clearinghouse publishes, hosts, or provides access to the archives for several refereed, open-access journals. View our journals.
CompPile: The leading database in the field of writing studies, CompPile allows ready reference to writing studies scholarship from 1939 to the present. View CompPile.
Resources: View the WAC Repository for peer-reviewed and crowd-sourced resources that support the use of writing in courses across the disciplines.
Community: Learn about the many organizations and groups, that comprise the WAC community.
News: Catch up on the latest news in the WAC and writing studies communities.
WAC Awards: The Clearinghouse and the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum sponsor awards for WAC scholarship, program development, and achievements.
Contributors: More than 2500 individuals have contributed work in the open-access books and journals on this site.

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Please Support the Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse relies on a large, distributed network of colleagues who work together to publish our books and journals in open-access formats. If you would like to support these efforts, please view options for one-time and sustaining donations as well as institutional and organizational sponsorships.