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

December 11, 2023
Across the Disciplines Releases its Twentieth Volume

Across the Disciplines reached a milestone this month, releasing its twentieth volume. Edited by Michael Cripps and Julia Voss, the new issue includes work by more than a dozen scholars. View the issue.

November 14, 2023
WAC Clearinghouse Seeks Book Series Editors

The WAC Clearinghouse is pleased to announce openings for positions as book series editors and associate editors. Detailed are provided in the full post. For full consideration, please apply before December 4, 2023.

October 31, 2023
TextGenEd Seeks New Contributors

The editors of TextGenEd, published in the WAC Repository, invite submissions for writing assignments using a range of text generation technologies (e.g., ChatGPT,, Markov chains, various Python libraries, etc.) to be included in a new, "Continuing Experiments" section of TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies. The work of teaching writing is a constant process of experimentation, revision, and collaboration, particularly when teaching with technologies that shift and evolve quickly.

September 19, 2023
WLN Joins the Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse is pleased to announce that WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship has become a member of its family of open-access publications.

September 11, 2023
The WAC Clearinghouse Names Four New Scholar Fellows

The WAC Clearinghouse is delighted to announce its inaugural fellowship recipients for 2023-2024: Hannah Locher, Macy Dunklin, Leah Heilig, and Stephie Minjung Kang.

August 30, 2023
Prompt Journal Seeks Associate Editors

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments  seeks applications for associate editors. Associate editors of Prompt publicize the journal to members of their fields and assist in the editorial process for submissions in their area(s) of relevant disciplinary expertise. 

August 27, 2023
TextGenEd Collection Released

The WAC Repository is pleased to announce the release of its collection, TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies. This digital collection addresses Generative AI, perhaps the most influential technology in writing in decades. 

August 15, 2023
IWAC 2023 Edited Collection Call for Proposals

The call for proposals is available for Writing Worldviews: The 2023 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference Edited Collection. Responding to the crucial moment at which we stand as scholars and practitioners of writing and communicating across disciplines, the collection focuses on the role we have in using the power of language to affect worldviews and address calls for linguistic and social justice. 

July 26, 2023
PARS in Charge: Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Program Leaders

PARS in Charge explores the complexity of administrative positions within writing programs and how online courses make administration even more complex.

July 24, 2023
Award Winning Books from the Clearinghouse

The summer awards season has been kind to Clearinghouse authors and editors, with three books receiving a total of four awards.