Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to submit manuscripts to the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. With downloads that have increased more than 34% in the past year and an impact factor of 0.92, the journal can provide important visibility for your work.

This peer-reviewed journal features research-based practices aimed at improving engagement and achievement among literacy learners aged 12 and older. Our primary readers are middle and secondary school teachers and administrators, pre-service teachers, postsecondary teachers, librarians, media specialists, literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, researchers, and policymakers. Topics of interest are curriculum, instruction, assessment, and programs for diverse populations of literacy learners across the globe; adolescents’ and adults’ consumption and production of visual, digital, and print-based texts; and content-area and disciplinary literacies.

Author guidelines are located at

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Do you work with young adult or adult readers and writers? Have you considered writing for the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy? Check out author guidelines here:

We look forward to reading your work.


Kelly Chandler-Olcott & Kathy Hinchman, Editors
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
International Literacy Association
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