Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse

Supporting Scholarly Exchange About Communication Across the Disciplines

Announcing a New Clearinghouse Journal: Open Words

Open Words: Access and English Studies, a peer-reviewed journal focusing on political, professional, and pedagogical issues related to teaching composition, rhetoric, reading, creative writing, ESL, and literature to open-admissions and “nonmainstream” student populations, is now being hosted on the WAC Clearinghouse.  Issues 10 (2017) – 12 (2019) are currently available for download, and earlier issues will be digitized and added to the archives soon.


Books

The Clearinghouse offers more than 125 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

Our peer-reviewed resources 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.

Support

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.