CFP: Writing Spaces: Seeks Proposals for the 3rd Volume

  • Posted on: 13 June 2010
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Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing is an open textbook series for composition seeking proposals for essays for our 3rd volume. Each Writing Spaces book contains peer-reviewed collections of essays all composed by teachers for students, with each chapter freely available for download from our website under a Creative Commons license.

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First Two Volumes of Writing Spaces to Be Published in Winter '10

  • Posted on: 21 May 2009
  • By: admin

Writing Spaces received many great proposals for essays (over 100 proposals total) for our first CFP for first-year composition.  Consequently, we will be publishing two volumes, one after the other, in January and March of 2010. Each volume will contain 25-30 essays on topics such as writing as a process, invention, primary research, collaboration, web 2.0 technologies, revision, citation, peer response, new media, rhetorical theory, writing centers, topic development, conducting secondary research, ethnography, metacognitive/reflective writing, and personal narrative writing, to name a few.

Even with putting two volumes into production, we still had many strong proposals that we could not include in the collection. Thanks again to everyone that contributed a proposal. We very much appreciate your time and effort in helping to begin the Writing Spaces open textbook project.

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