News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to

April 10, 2024
Double Helix Releases Its Latest Issue

Double Helix has released its 11th volume. Exploring the theme "Critical Thinking, Writing, and Artificial Intelligence," the contributors to this issue take up the implications of generative artificial intelligence for writers, writing instructors, and writing classes. View the new volume.

April 8, 2024
RLEE Releases Its First Issue

The first issue of Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios de la Escritura (RLEE) is now available on the Clearinghouse. RLEE, an international, semi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed, multilingual journal, publishes original empirical research articles on writing in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. View the new issue

March 8, 2024
Prompt Journal Seeks Site Editor and Associate Production Editor

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments seeks applications for a Site Editor and for an Associate Production Editor. This call will remain open until positions are filled, but preference will be given to applications received by April 19, 2024.

March 3, 2024
WLN Releases A New Issue and a New DEC

WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship has released volume 48, number 3. View the new issueWLN has also published its fourth Digital Edited Collection. The Post-Pandemic Writing Center, edited by Sarah Rice, John Katunich, and Noreen Lape, can be viewed on the DEC series page.

February 16, 2024
Prompt Releases Its Latest Issue

Volume 8, issue 1 of Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments  is now available. View articles by Tolonda Henderson, Adrian Villalta-Cerdas, Carolyne M. King, Natalia Andrievskikh, Chadene Z. Tremaglio, and Michelle L. Kraczkowski. 

February 1, 2024
All Issues of WLN Are Now Available

All 48 volumes of WLN (A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship) are now available in open-access format and searchable from the journal's homepage as well as the "Past Issues" page at

January 24, 2024
Mini-Conference Announced: Not Just a Number: Student Age in WAC/WID Classrooms

To accompany the upcoming special section guest edited by Macy Dunklin of Texas A&M University, The WAC Journal is sponsoring the Inaugural Journal-based Mini-conference in WAC and WID. The conference, to be held virtually May 9, 2024, serves as another opportunity for WAC scholars and practitioners to gather and share research and experiences. 

January 22, 2024
Special Issue CFP on Poverty in Academia

ALRA has issued a new call for a contributions to a special issue on poverty in academia.

January 15, 2024
New Associate Editors Announced

Four new associate editors have been selected for two Clearinghouse book series: Across the Disciplines Books and Perspectives on Writing. Their appointments emerged from a highly competitive international search. We are delighted to welcome them to the Clearinghouse team.

January 8, 2024
TextGenEd Shares Sixteen New Assignments

A little over four months after the publication of TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies, we're thrilled to highlight another 16 open-access assignments that enable teachers to integrate text generation technologies into their courses and respond to this crucial moment. Here, we publish the first of our planned semi-annual addendums: Continuing Experiments is a sustained response to the constant change that is built into teaching writing with text generation technologies. Explore all of the January 2024 experiments.