Across five issues per year and through numerous online resources, WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship promotes exchanges on challenges in tutoring theory and methodology, handling ESL issues, directing a writing center, training tutors, designing and expanding centers, and using tutorial theory and pedagogy.
"Writing Center administrators and workers struggle with issues of wellness--be they affective, situational, or systemic--and the effects of stress on these populations have not been deeply studied in the field. This special issue on wellness and selfcare in writing centers responds to this exigency with a set of methodologically diverse articles."
Genie Nicole Giaimo and Yanar Hashlamon, Guest Editors
Tutoring Begins with Breath: Guided Meditation and its Effects on Writing Consultant Training - Nicole Emmelhainz
Cultivating Emotional Wellness and Self-Care through Mindful Mentorship - Kelly Concannon, Janine Morris, Nicole Chavannes, and Veronica Diaz
Is Tutoring Stressful?: Measuring Tutors’ Cortisol Levels - Erik Simmons, Laura K. Miller, Caroline Prendergast, and Christiana McGuigan
Tutors' Column: "Just Say 'No': Setting Emotional Boundaries in the Writing Center is a Practice in Self-Care" - Katelyn Parsons
CONNECTING WRITING CENTERS ACROSS BORDERS (CWCAB) is our community blog. It is a space for writing center people across the globe, especially for those who don’t have other writing center specialists nearby, to interact. [ACCESS THE BLOG]
DIGITAL EDITED COLLECTIONS (DECs) are our open access, edited collections of chapters on a particular topic, written by writing center scholars, reviewed by outside readers, and embedded with multimodal resources and documents. [MORE INFORMATION]
LATEST DEC: How We Teach Writing Tutors - Edited by Karen Gabrielle Johnson and Ted Roggenbuck
ONLINE WEBINARS allow writing center scholars to workshop in real-time with WLN editors and to discuss publishing in the academic journal. [MORE INFORMATION]
LATEST WEBINAR: Writing the Tutors' Column: From Submitting to Revising