RLEE welcomes original empirical research articles of up to 8,500 words that have not been previously published in any language and that address writing topics that align with our aims and scope. We also welcome 2,000-word reviews of books published no more than three years ago. Submissions should be made on the WAC Clearinghouse submissions portal.

Instructions for Authors

  • All articles must be submitted through the journal’s platform. Articles sent by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Manuscripts must fit the journal’s aims and scope.
  • Manuscripts should be a maximum of 8,500 words, including title, abstracts, and bibliographical references.
  • Each article should contain an abstract of up to 150 words in three languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese and three keywords.
  • The manuscript should not contain the name or affiliation of the authors; also, all authorship references should be removed from the text, including self-citations, which should be marked with the word "author".
  • Full author and affiliation information must be submitted in a separate file. No changes in authorship are allowed after acceptance of the article.
  • Articles must be original and unpublished. Translations of previously published articles are not accepted. If you intend to reuse any of your writing or images from previously published research, please refer to the guidelines in the TRRP Policy for Text Recycling:
  • By submitting your article to RLEE, you agree not to submit it to another journal until the refereeing process is completed and a final decision about its status has been made. 
  • Articles should be submitted in Calibri font size 11, single-spaced. Titles up to fourth level are allowed. Do not use word processor styles, numbers or bullets for titles. Example:

First level title (Boldface, no indentation)
Second level title (normal, no indentation)
Third level title (italics, no indentation)
Fourth level title (normal, indented).

  • RLEE operates under a Creative Commons license.
  • Format references according to the Publication Manual of the American Psycholocial Association, 7th edition. Always provide DOI when using online versions. Some examples are provided below.


Street, B. V. (1995). Social literacies: Critical approaches to literacy in Development, ethnography and education. Routledge.

Chapter in a Book

Navarro, F., & Colombi, M. C. (2022). Alfabetización académica y estudios del discurso. In C. López Ferrero, I. Carranza, & T. van Dijk (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Spanish Language Discourse Studies (pp. 495-509). Routledge.

Journal Article

Errázuriz, M. C., Fuentes, L. Davison, O., Cocio, A., Becerra, R., & Aguilar, P. (2020). Concepciones sobre la lectura del profesorado de escuelas públicas de la Araucanía: ¿Cómo son sus perfiles lectores?. Revista Signos, 53(103), 419-448.

Conference Session or Paper Presentation

Hasanah, D., & Wirza, Y. Students’ identity in multicultural education: Reflection on communication practice. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference on Applied Linguistics, 546, 548-554.

Dissertations and Thesis

Michels, P. (2018). "The english(es) in me": Investigating meanings of English and identity construction in narratives of Brazilian students. [Unpublished master’s thesis, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina].


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