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Journal of Basic Writing Releases New Issue to Archive

The Spring 2021 issue of the Journal of Basic Writing (JBW) has been released to its archive on the WAC Clearinghouse. We’re pleased to host the archives of JBW, which is published twice a year with support from the City University of New York, Office of Academic Affairs. As editors Hope Parisi and Cheryl C. Smith explain, with articles focusing on “new pedagogies; affective and antiracist priorities; the circularity of student narratives; and creative convergences among a unique set of BW stakeholders in a large urban university: this issue’s topics reflect the work of instructors filling Basic Writing spaces to reflect what more they want Basic Writing to bring or to be.” You can find the issue at https://wac.colostate.edu/jbw/v40n1/.

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