WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship

Formerly the Writing Lab Newsletter, WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship is a forum for exchanging ideas and information about writing centers in high schools, colleges, and universities.

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 1-2, September-October

A Is for Alumni: Cultivating Past Advisors as Current Advocates
Were the fall semester of 2014 a movie, I could imagine myself as Benjamin Franklin Gates, the character played by Nicolas Cage in National Treasure. Surrounded by boxes of old files, I was elbow-deep in papers in a side room of our school's library,...
Collaborating, Calibrating, and Control: Writing Center Directors Navigate Institutional Interactions
It was the best summer ever. I had defended my dissertation and accepted a writing center administrative position for the fall. An invitation from a soon-to-be colleague popped up in my email inbox: "Hey, want to collaborate on this project?" I was...
Director's Column: "Local Work: Identity and the Writing Center Director"
"So, after careful consideration, it appears the Writing Center is a Center after all."--email to department chair from associate dean, 2009 "And it may be, that after this review process, we end up determining that some Cente--like the Writing...
Feminist Mothering: A Theory/practice for Writing Center Administration
If there is anything that I have learned in my time [as a tutor in the Writing Center], it is the way that spaces can influence and shape your experiences. I have spent 5 semesters in this space, learning to listen, to ask questions, to be empathetic,...
Special Issue on the Work of the Writing Center Director
As guest editors for this special issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, we are delighted to both celebrate and explore "The Work of the Writing Center Director" with you. After a welcomed outpouring of proposals, from which we invited...
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