Submit Papers on Writing for the WSU Vancouver Writing Center Journal, Centerpoint.
VANCOVER, WASH. – Centerpoint, a journal published by the staff of the Writing
Center at Washington State University Vancouver, under the supervision of Kandy
Roberston, Ph. D., is currently seeking articles on writing and the writing process. Artist-
poet Richard F. Yates, and humorous newspaper columnist Richard O’Brien helm the
current incarnation of the journal, which is dedicated to publishing materials dealing with
all forms of writing from crafting academic papers to writing fiction, creative nonfiction,
and poetry. The audience for the journal is comprised of students, faculty, professionals,
and technical writers.
The journal is currently publishing four issues per year, and runs between 16 and 32
pages per issue. Unfortunately, there is no pay for accepted articles at this time, but
publication credit can be just as important. Individual journal issues will be published as
downloadable PDF files on the WSU Vancouver Writing Center website.
To submit work for consideration, please email your article in .doc or .rtf format as an
attachment to the Writing Center’s address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
include the phrase “Submission – Centerpoint” and your name in the subject line. In
addition, include a brief biographical statement in the body of the message. The editors
are seeking articles of up to 1,200 words maximum. International articles written in
English are welcome. Articles from professors and other faculty are encouraged.
Richard F. Yates, Writing Center Consultant, 360-546-9650,
Richard O’Brien, Writing Center Consultant, 360-546-9650,
Call for Submissions
To continue the conversations started at ECWCA’s 2012 conference, ECWCA will publish a select few text-based versions of conference presentations. If you presented and wish to share your ideas again, but to a larger audience, you may choose to submit a piece for our September issue.
We encourage all presenters to consider publishing a piece in ECWCA. Since space is limited, not all submissions can be accepted. To expedite the process, we will accept initial declarations of interest through July 22nd and notify interested participants of their acceptance. Completed text versions will then be due by August 26th for final review. Final article length should be between 500-1000 words. If images or graphic representations are part of the article, they should be legible in black and white print.
To begin the publication process, please submit to ECWCA a short statement of interest that includes the following:
E-mail to email@example.com
Authors will be notified by July 25th of initial acceptance.
Submission Interest/Abstract Deadline: July 22, 2012
Article Acceptance Notice: July 25, 2012
Submission Article Deadline: August 26, 2012
Article Length: 500-1000 words
The East Central Writing Centers Association is pleased to announce an open position for a one-year, renewable Assistant Editor position that begins immediately runs through next year’s conference.* This position is competitive, and all applicants should submit the following:
Applications should be received no later than July 21, 2012. Depending on the level of demonstrated interest, selected applicants may be asked to participate in a brief phone interview. The two successful applicants will be notified via e-mail.
ECWCA Newsletter Assistant Editor:
The Assistant Editor will coordinate with the Editor and Associate Editor in the planning, production, and administration of the newsletter. S/he will have the following responsibilities:
* Newsletter positions are not ECWCA Board positions and, as such, are not selected through an election process. Newsletter positions are announced and selected by the ECWCA Newsletter Editor.
All application materials should be submitted by July 21, 2012 via e-mail to: Anthony Garrison firstname.lastname@example.org