WAC and Writing Email Lists and Groups

Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse Email Discussion Lists page.


Description: 4CEnglishEdSIG facilitates communication and collaboration among those who are  interested in English teacher education, secondary teaching, teacher development, dual enrollment, the high school-college transition, or any other imaginable intersection of secondary teaching and Composition Studies. Anyone who is interested in these conversations is encouraged to join the list.
Subscription Information: To subscribe:
  1. Go to https://listserv.unl.edu/signup-anon 
  2. In the "List Name" field, type in 4CEnglishEdSIG 
  3. Enter your preferred e-mail address

ATTW-L: Association of Teachers of Technical Writing

Description: ATTW-L allows you to communicate through email with other members of the association. You can post job vacancies at your school, announce professional meetings, issue calls for papers, ask for assistance in locating pertinent research on a topic, survey the membership, exchange ideas for teaching, and discuss academic and professional issues.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, view archives, or change your list settings, visit the ATTW-L mailing list server at https://attw.org/mailman/listinfo/attw-l_attw.org


Description: As a part of the IWCA Graduate Organization’s mission to support the networking of graduate students across various institutions and organizations, it has created a listserv for students to build community, share experiences, and post information about upcoming events, workshops, opportunities, and more. While IWCA-GO may be a graduate organization, it encourages other students to join as discussions and opportunities posted on the listserv may also apply to them.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, complete this linked Google form


Description: NextGEN provides graduate students with a space to network, collaborate, share knowledge, and engage in critical, supportive, and thought-provoking interdisciplinary writing and rhetoric studies conversations on both a national and international level. More specifically, nextGEN offers these conversations in a space that is moderated by, and produced for, graduate students.
Subscription Information: To subscribe:
  1. Go to the nextGEN listserv subscribe webpage (http://listserv.uta.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?SUBED1=NEXTGEN&A=1)
  2. Check your email for a confirmation message from listserv@uta.edu
  3. Copy-and-paste the emailed confirmation link into your browser WITHOUT the “http://” prefix.

POCC-L: Council of Writing Program Administrators People of Color Caucus List

Description: The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) People of Color Caucus (POCC) is a sovereign interdisciplinary collective of scholars, WPAs, and community members dedicated to issues of race, civil rights, equity, and social justice in all aspects of writing programs. The Caucus seeks to provide resources and space to theorize and practice equity and social justice in writing program administration, writing studies, and community engagement.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, send an email message to Genevieve Garcia de Mueller at ggarciad@syr.edu.


Description: This is a Facebook Group of the Transnational Composition group at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, USA. The group also supports an email list (TransNationalWriting).
Subscription Information: You can join and post on the Facebook Group page. To join the listserv, send an email message to Bruce Horner at horner.bruce@gmail.com

Two-Year College English Association  

Description: The Two-Year College English Association distribution list supports discussion among those who teach in or interested in the work of two-year college English.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, visit the Google Groups page at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/tyca-listserv and follow the directions on the page.

WAC-L: Writing Across the Curriculum 

Description: The leading list for discussion of writing across the curriculum. To subscribe or unsubscribe (or to do anything else related to managing your subscription to the list), please visit https://lists.illinois.edu/lists/subscribe/wac-l
Subscription Information: To subscribe, send an email message to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ILLINOIS.EDU.

WCENTER: Writing Centers' Online Discussion Community 

Description: The Wcenter listserv, although not affiliated with the International Writing Centers Association, is used by numerous writing center professionals who ask for advice and post research queries and writing center-related announcements to the writing center community. To subscribe to WCENTER, contact Elizabeth Bowen elizabeth.bowen@ttu.edu. Archive are available at http://lyris.ttu.edu/read/?forum=wcenter.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, send an email message to elizabeth.bowen@ttu.edu.

WPA-L: Writing Program Administration 

Description: A long-standing list devoted to discussions of writing practices, pedagogy, research, and theory. Despite its name, the list is not sponsored by the Council of Writing Program Administrators (http://www.wpacouncil.org/. Archives are available at: http://lists.asu.edu/archives/wpa-l.html.  

WPA Announcements: Google Group 

Description: This Google group provides announcements of calls, job listings, conferences, and other matters of interest to Writing Program Administrators and those who teach rhetoric and composition in higher ed. Appropriate posts can include announcements for new sites, new books/articles, new journal issues, and other new/updated things of interest to those teaching in or managing writing programs. All messages are reviewed before posting. Please note that this is not a discussion list. It focuses only on distributing relevant details on new, evolving, and in-progress work relevant to the scholarship of writing, composition, rhetoric and teaching (and all the intersections of those areas).  For questions about the list or to request that something is forwarded to the list, please contact the list owner, Traci Gardner <tengrrl@gmail.com>.

Subscription Information: To subscribe, visit https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wpa-announcements/join.

WritingAnalytics-L: Writing Analytics Discussion List  

Description: The WritingAnalytics-L distribution list supports discussion among those who share an interest in the use of writing analytics tools to study writing processes, products, and instruction.
Subscription Information: To subscribe, visit  https://lists.colostate.edu/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/writinganalytics-l and follow the directions on the page.