We encourage you to peruse this bibliography of readings (articles, book chapters, reports) on community writing and publishing, with links to the readings when possible.

Readings related to the Community Writing Project and Journal of Ordinary Thought

Adams, Hal. A grassroots think tank: Linking writing and community building. Democracy and Education. Winter 1995.grassroots-think-tank_adams

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. creative-acts_adamshurtig_tesol

Ayers, William, Caroline Heller and Janise Hurtig, eds. Every Person Is a Philosopher: Lessons in Emancipatory Education from the Radical Teaching Life of Hal Adams. New York: Peter Lang Press, 2016. flyer-for-every-person_0416

Hurtig, Janise and Hal Adams. Democracy is in the details: Small writing groups prefiguring a new society. New Directions in Adult and Continuing Education. no.128 Winter 2010 p. 15-25.democracy_pdf

Readings about Community Writing and Publishing

Mace, Jane, ed. Literacy, Language and Community Publishing:  Essays in Adult Education. Bristol PA: Multilingual Matters, 1995.