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View the extensive list of WAC and Writing Journals in our WAC Resources section.

The WAC Clearinghouse provides access to the following scholarly journals. All articles in the journals are available in open-access formats. You do not need to subscribe to our journals to view them. To learn more about individual journals, please view their main pages.
Across the Disciplines

A refereed journal devoted to language, learning, and academic writing, Across the Disciplines publishes articles relevant to writing and writing pedagogy in all their intellectual, political, social, and technological complexity.

The WAC Journal

A peer-reviewed journal on writing across the curriculum published by Clemson University, Parlor Press, and the WAC Clearinghouse, The WAC Journal offers articles by educators about their WAC ideas and WAC experiences, focusing on both practical ideas and pertinent theory. 

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing

Double Helix is an international, peer-reviewed journal of pedagogy. It publishes work addressing linkages between critical thinking and writing, in and across the disciplines, and it is especially interested in pieces that explore and report on connections between pedagogical theory and classroom practice. DH also invites proposals from potential guest editors for specially themed volumes that fall within its focus and scope. Double Helix is a publication of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University.

The Journal of Writing Analytics

The Journal of Writing Analytics publishes peer-reviewed articles and reports that broadly address work in writing analytics—the study of writing processes and written texts through the use of a wide range of analytical tools, including those drawn from writing studies, corpus linguistics, cognitive psychology, and learning analytics. 

The Journal of Basic Writing

The Journal of Basic Writing houses its archives on the Clearinghouse. JBW publishes articles on theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. 

Language and Learning Across the Disciplines

Published from 1994 to 2003, Language and Learning Across the Disciplines provided a forum for debates concerning interdisciplinarity, situated discourse communities, and writing across the curriculum programs.

Academic.Writing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Communication Across the Curriculum

Published from 2000 to 2003, Academic.Writing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Communication Across the Curriculum provided a peer-reviewed forum for scholars interested in communication across the curriculum.


The first online journal published in rhetoric and composition, RhetNet was a concerted effort to see what publishing on the net might be in its "natural" form.

Special Issue: SIGET V

Clearinghouse offers access to special issues of three journals—Revista Brasileira de Linguistica AplicadaLinguagem em (Dis)Curso, and Revista Signos—that published articles emerging from the 2009 International Symposium on Text Genre Studies - SIGET V.

Other Scholarly Journals

View the WAC Clearinghouse's curated list of scholarly journals in writing studies and related fields.