Promoting the exchange of voices and ideas
in the one-to-one teaching of writing.

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 focus on challenges in tutoring theory and methodology, handling ESL issues, directing a writing center, training tutors, adding computers, designing and expanding centers, and using tutorial theory and pedagogy.

In addition to articles, issues contain conference announcements, book reviews, professional news, and a column by and for tutors. WLN is published bi-monthly from September to June.

CURRENT ISSUE: January & February 2017

"The Tutors' Column is also concerned with transitions, as Jennifer Beckwith describes her journey from client to tutor and from apprehension to a new understanding of the writing center as a "support group. . . . there to help good writers become better writers and better writers to become great writers." That definition reminds us to listen closely to the wisdom tutors offer the field." - Muriel Harris, Editor

What Writing Center Directors Need to Know about Regional Accreditation - Lori B. Baker

The Storying of Writing Centers Outside the U.S.: Director Narratives and the Making of Disciplinary Identities in Germany and Austria - Andrea Scott

How are Learning Centers Working Out: Maintaining Identity During Consolidation - Malkiel Choseed

From the Margin to the Middle: A Heuristic for Planning Writing Center Relocation - Elizabeth Vincelette

Tutors' Column: "My Idea of the Writing Center: Through the Eyes of a Client Turned Consultant" - Jennifer Beckwith