We encourage you to peruse our lists of readings and resources on community writing/publishing and popular education, with links to the readings when possible.
Readings related to the Community Writing Project and Journal of Ordinary Thought
Adams, Hal and Janise Hurtig. Creative acts, critical insights: Adult writing workshops in two Chicago neighborhoods. Community Partnerships (Case studies in TESOL Practice Series.) Elsa Auerbach, ed. 2002.
Hurtig, Janise. Con Café, Compañerismo, y Calidad: Latina Women Fashioning a Writing Group into a Space of Praxis and Belonging Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, Vol. 10, Issue 4, 2016. p. 1-13.
Readings about Community Writing and Publishing (links are provided to some of these readings)
Heller, Caroline. “Until We are Strong Together: Women Writers in the Tenderloin.” Teachers College Press, 1997.
Luetzow, Darcy, Lauren Macaluso, and Eli Goldblatt. “Garden in a Vacant Lot: Growing Thinkers at Tree House Books.” Service-Learning in Literacy Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2014.
Mace, Jane, ed. Literacy, Language and Community Publishing: Essays in Adult Education. Bristol PA: Multilingual Matters, 1995.
Matheiu, Paula. Tactics of Hope: The Public Turn in English Composition. Portsmouth NH, 2005.