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WOE 1:1 (Fall 1989)

  • From the Editors
    • John Boe and Brian Connery
  • An Interview with Toby Fulwiler: "The Mechanism is Writing"
    • Eric James Schroeder
  • MAD
    • Jerome Stern
  • In the Zones: Hypertext and the Politics of Interpretation
    • Stuart Moulthrop
  • The Modern Value of Ancient Roman Methods of Teaching Writing, with Answers to Twelve Current Fallacies
    • James J. Murphy
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Mike Rose
  • An Interview with Michael Herr: "We've All Been There"
    • Eric James Schroeder
  • Undergraduate Creative Writing: The Unexamined Subject
    • Hans Ostrom
  • Leadership in College Writing Groups
    • Robert Brooke, Tom O'Connor, and Ruth Mirtz
  • New Lamps for Old: A Reevaluating of Technical Communication in the Context of Classical Rhetoric
    • Elizabeth R. Turpin
  • A Response to Turpon's "New Lamps for Old"
    • Betsy Hilbert
  • An Interview with Oliver Sacks
    • Dale Flynn and Susan Palo

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WOE 1:2 (Spring 1990)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Mike Rose: "Imagine a Writing Program"
    • Susan Palo
  • Psychological Types and Teaching Writing
    • Charles H. Sides
  • A Response to Charles Sides's "Psychological Types and Teaching Writing"
    • John Beebe
  • Who Knows How the Wind Blows: Cognitive Styles in (and Outside) the Classroom
    • Lori Ann Miller
  • Love in the Classroom
    • Al Zolynas
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Cynthia L. Selfe
  • The Work of Life: Teaching Technical Writing as a Subversive Activity
    • Warren. W. Werner
  • MAD
    • Jerome Stern
  • Vygotsky, Werner, and English Composition: Paradigms for Thinking and Writing
    • Karen K. Jambeck and Barbara D. Winder
  • Untitled
    • Molly Giles
  • An Interview with Amy Tan: Fiction - "The Beast that Roams"
    • Emory Davis

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WOE 2:1 (Fall 1990)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Richard Lanham: Learning by Going Along
    • Carolyn Handa and Gretchen Flesher
  • The Ethical Complexity of Collaboration
    • Thomas Trzyna and Margaret Batschelet
  • Throwing Our Voices: The Effects of Academic Discourse on Personal Voice
    • Susan Wyche-Smith and Shirley K Rose
  • A Response to "Throwing Our Voices"
    • Gretchen Flesher
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Linda Flower
  • An Interview with Richard Selzer: Rituals of Writing
    • Dale Flynn
  • Beyond Mastery: Postmodern College Composition
    • Clara Juncker
  • Priest on Priest
    • Robert Grudin
  • "Gary Snyder"
    • Victor Ichioka
  • Why I Take Good Care of my Macintosh
    • Gary Snyder
  • An Interview with Gary Snyder: "Language is Wild"
    • Donald Johns

WOE 2:2 (Spring 1991)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Andrea Lunsford and Lisa Ede: Collaboration as a Subversive Activity
    • Alice H. Calderonello, Donna B. Nelson, and Sue C. Simmons
  • Collaborative Classrooms: Building a Community of Writers
    • Sharon Hamilton-Wieler
  • An Interview with Larry Heinemann: "Novels Are More Polite…"
    • Eric James Schroeder
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • James J. Murphy
  • Plain Language from a Postmodernist Professor
    • Jane Bowers
  • Having Submitted the Manuscript…
    • Robert Grudin
  • Slaves of the Word
    • Clark Brown
  • "Stephen Jay Gould," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Stephen Jay Gould: This View of Writing
    • Jared Haynes
  • Writing on the Hypertextual Edge
    • Stuart Moulthrop
  • Notes for Izme Pass Exposé
    • Carolyn Guyer and Martha Petry
  • The Shapes of WOE
    • Jay David Bolter
  • "Trying to See the Garden": Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Hypertext Use in Composition Instruction
    • Johndan Johnson-Eilola
  • Understanding the Act of Reading: the WOE Beginner's Guide to Dissection
    • J. Yellowlees Douglas
  • The Contingencies of the Hypertext Link
    • Terence Harpold
  • The Planes: A Decoupled Monomeric Hypernarrative
    • John McDaid
  • Polymers, Paranoia, and the Rhetoric of Hypertext
    • Stuart Maulthrop
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 3:1 (Fall 1991)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "Linda Flower," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Linda Flower: Helping Writers Build Mansions with More Rooms
    • Jill Wilson
  • Social Constructionist Composition and the Hunger of Imagination
    • William B. Lalicker
  • Students Writing An Essay Exam
    • Frances Ruhlen McConnel
  • A Writer's Potpourri
    • Peter R. Stillman
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Andrea Lunsford and Lisa Ede
  • From the Photograph to the Written Text: Writing as Translation
    • Ann C. Colley
  • The Skull Beneath the Skin
    • Virginia Allen
  • "Calvin Trillin," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Calvin Trillin: "I'll Just Go and Fix It"
    • John Boe
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 3:2 (Spring 1992)

  • From the Editor: Magic Beans
    • John Boe
  • Dialectical Notions: An Interview with James Berlin
    • Brian A. Connery and Van E. Hillard
  • No Breaks, No Time-Outs, and No Place to Hide: A Writing Lab Journal
    • Margrethe Ahlschwede
  • Don't Do This: A Short Guide to What Not to Do
    • Jerome Stern
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Toby Fulwiler
  • "Nous, Nous Ensemble": Orality and Group-Directedness Shaping Written Discourse
    • Thomas R. Moore
  • Textual Androgyny, the Rhetoric of the Essay, and the Politics of Identity in Composition (or The Struggle to be Girly-Man in a World of Gladiator Pumpitude)
    • Paul Heilker
  • Ink/Pixel : Rewriting Self-Construction, Briefly
    • Joe Amato
  • "Perro Klass," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • The Biorhythms of a Writer: An Interview with Perri Klass
    • Dale Flynn
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 4:1 (Fall 1992)

  • From the Editor: Puritan English
    • John Boe
  • "Peter Elbow," an illustration
    • Greg Ross
  • An Interview with Peter Elbow: "Going in Two Directions at Once"
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder
  • Reclaiming Our History: Theodore Baird and English 1-2 at Amherst College, 1938-1966
    • Robin Varnum
  • Spider Teaching
    • Chris Miller
  • Spilt Religion: Student Motivation and Values-Based Writing
    • Janice Neuleib
  • Reading Without Seeing: The Process of Holistic Scoring
    • Mary Louise Buley-Meissner
  • "Cynthia L. Selfe," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Cynthia L. Selfe: "Nomadic Feminist Cyborg Guerilla"
    • Carolyn Handa
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Michael Spooner
  • A Feel for Prose: Interstitial Links and the Contours of Hypertext
    • Michael Joyce
  • Informand and Rhetoric: A Hypertextual Experiment
    • Stuart Moulthrop
  • On Achieving Tenure
    • Jim Whearty
  • "Roger Angell," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • An Interview with Roger Angell: "They Look Easy, But They're Hard"
    • Jared Haynes
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 4:2 (Spring 1993)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "Donald Murray," illustrations
    • Donald Murray
  • "Donald Murray," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • "Mucking about in Language I Save my Soul": An Interview with Donald Murray
    • Driek Zirinsky
  • The Writer as Holy Fool: A Virtue of Stupidity
    • Tony Jasnowski
  • Performing John Cage's 4'33" in the Freshman Composition Classroom
    • David Starkey
  • Primal Sympathy
    • Meredith Sabini
  • Take Nothing for Granted
    • Terry Caesar
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Jay Jerome
  • Collaborative Learning: How Well Does It Work?
    • Margaret Tebo-Messina
  • Collaboration in Practice
    • Chris Anson, Laura Brady, and Marion Larson
  • Two Things Converged
    • Emory Davis
  • Giving Blood
    • Meredith Sabini
  • A Rhetoric of Hypertextual Inventio
    • Thomas Hager
  • The god with lightning feet
    • Meredith Sabini
  • Crossing the Lines: On Creative Composition and Composing Creative Writing
    • Wendy Bishop
  • "Jonathan Miller," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • Role-Playing and the Interstitial Person: An Interview with Jonathan Miller
    • Dale Bachman Flynn
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 5:1 (Fall 1993)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "The Takeaway": An Interview with Joseph Williams and Gregory Colomb
    • Donald Johns
  • Liberty of Ideas: Renaissance Copia and the Nature of Free Thought
    • Robert Grudin
  • Hamlet
    • Charles Hood
  • F-R-E-E-D-O-M-C-O-M-P-U-T-E-R
    • Nancy Dunlop
  • "Margaret Atwood," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • "The Ancient Mariner Experience": An Interview with Margaret Atwood
    • James McElroy
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Lawrence B. Coleman
  • The Shape of Fact
    • Wendy Bishop
  • Initiating
    • Charles Stanion
  • Arrival
    • Jo Ann Heydron
  • Like No Other Woman: "Isabella" and the Politics of Violence
    • Angela Farkas
  • "William Finnegan," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • Writing About Lives on the Edge: An Interview with William Finnegan
    • Ellen Lange
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 5:2 (Spring 1994)

  • From the Senior Editor
    • Eric Schroeder
  • "James J. Murphy," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • "Setting Minds in Motion": An Interview with James J. Murphy
    • Mardena Creek
  • Over the Edge: When Reviewers Collide
    • Christine A. Hult
  • A Preface on Rejection
    • Donald M. Murray
  • Pushing the Edge
    • Donald M. Murray
  • The Second Motion of the Mind: Reviewing, Mentoring, Judgment, and Generosity
    • Elizabeth Rankin
  • Lip-Synching With Your Dog
    • Bonnie Auslander
  • "Radical Pedagogy": An Interview with Patricia Bizzell
    • Sidney I. Dobrin and Todd Taylor
  • Meeting the Eye: Form and Function in Student Writing
    • Anne J. Mullin
  • Lessons in Life
    • Dawn Dreyer
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Wendy Bishop and Hans Ostrom
  • Paradise Reclaimed: Or, How I Grew Up Through English
    • Sharon Flitterman-King
  • Ad Hoc
    • Susan R. Blau
  • "John McPhee," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • "The Size and Shape of the Canvas": An Interview with John McPhee
    • Jared Haynes
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 6:1 (Fall 1994/Winter 1995)

  • From the Editor: Physical Therapy and Writing Instruction
    • John Boe
  • "Individualize": An Interview with James Moffett
    • Eric Schroeder and John Boe
  • The Junk That's in Us: Revisiting William Stafford
    • Margrethe Ahlschwede
  • Begin by Beginning Again
    • Katharine Haake
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Prince Hamlet
  • "Words and Pictures Together": An Interview with Art Spiegelman
    • Susan Jacobowitz
  • Harvest
    • Peter Najarian
  • Trial by Fury
    • David Shields
  • "The Power to Create for Oneself": An Interview with Peter Carey
    • Nick Birns
  • The Silence of the Lambs, the Roar of the Lions
    • Stephanie Moss
  • The Interrupted Life
    • Binney Paik
  • "John McPhee," an illustration
    • Victor Ichioka
  • "The Size and Shape of the Canvas": An Interview with John McPhee (Part 2)
    • Jared Haynes
  • "Something Magic in the Storytelling": An Interview with Isabel Allende
    • Jan Goggans

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WOE 6:2 (Spring/Summer 1995)

  • From the (Special Issue) Editor
    • Susan Palo
  • "Writing Is Motivated Participation": An Interview with Charles Bazerman
    • Margaret Eldred
  • Rhetoric Where (As Always) Rhetoric Counts: Reading Judicial Decisions in the Writing Class
    • Claudia Ingram
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • John Swales
  • Writing Down the Songs: Teaching Conflicts in Music and English
    • Bruce Horner
  • Reconciling Writing in Academic and Workplace Settings
    • LeeAnne Kryder
  • Reflections across the Divide: Written Discourse as a Structural Mirror in Teaching Science to Nonscience Students
    • Judith A. Swan
  • Questions and Answers
    • Dennis Hall
  • An Absence of Hypochondria: Memoirs of the Physically Ill, the Handicapped, and Their Caretakers
    • Karen Wunsch
  • Encounters with the Human Heart: An Interview with John Stone
    • Dale Bachman Flynn

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WOE 7:1 (Fall 1995/Winter 1996)

  • From the Editor: ETS, the Great Satan
    • John Boe
  • "I Just Love It": An Interview with Carolyn See
    • Jan Goggans
  • The Fifth Business: Typography & the Act of Reading
    • Cheryl Forbes
  • A Poem Speaks for Itself
    • Robert Grudin
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Peter Elbow
  • Claiming the Baby
    • Jeanne Whitehouse
  • The Shaming Game: Composition Pedagogy and Emotion
    • Kristi Yager
  • Response to "The Shaming Game: Composition Pedagogy and Emotion"
    • William Coles
  • Saying Good-bye to Section 1485, or Why I Hate Teaching Advanced Composition
    • Kevin Davis
  • Collaboration, Consensus, and Dissoi Logoi
    • Kerri K. Morris and Dana Gulling Mead
  • What's Up, Doc? or Professor and Student Q and A
    • Tom May
  • The Dead Guy
    • Devan Cook
  • "Take Risks Yourself": An Interview with Wendy Bishop and Gerald Locklin
    • Davis Starkey

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WOE 7:2 (Spring/Summer 1996)

  • From the Editor: The Lovers
    • John Boe
  • "Changing Habits of Thinking": An Interview with Joseph Harris
    • Thomas West
  • Book Buyers, Book Cellars
    • Joseph Mills
  • An All-Too Familiar Paradox: Familial Diversity and the Composition Classroom
    • Michelle Gibson
  • There Are Miracles Extant in This World
    • William Snyder Jr
  • From Journals to Essays: Reading, Writing, Re-Thinking
    • Devan Cook
  • The Poetics of Remembering
    • Eli Goldblatt
  • Gathering Material
    • Jack Mathews
  • What's Up on Monday Morning? TA Training and Freshman English
    • Margaret Baker Graham and Carol David
  • A Poem Speaks for Itself
    • Robert Grudin
  • Driving into the Heart of Henry Giroux's Pedagogy
    • Keith Rhodes
  • "As Truthful as Possible": An Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Eric James Schroeder

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WOE 8:1 (Fall 1996/Winter 1997)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • Interview Redux: An Intraview with Stephen M. North
    • Steve North
  • On Not Teaching; or, Confessions of a New Writing Program Administrator
    • Paul Heilker
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Gary A. Olson
  • generous measures
    • Gary Lundy
  • “Stand and Deliver” Meets “Dead Poets Society”
    • Michael Steinberg
  • The Creative Writing Assignment
    • David Lee Hutchins
  • Out of the Depths: Academic Writers on Rejection
    • Michael Munley
  • Money, Class, and Curriculum: A Freshman Composition Reading Unit
    • Jason P. Mitchell
  • Four Poems
    • Darrell Fike
  • Fear
    • William Snyder, Jr.
  • “All Narrators are Unreliable”: An Interview with Pam Houston
    • Jan Goggans

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WOE 8:2 (Spring/Summer 1997)

  • From the Editor: Queen Mina
    • John Boe
  • “Every Difference Will Be Used Against Us”: An Interview with Ira Shor
    • Andrea Greenbaum
  • Style Is Not Irrelevant: Finding its Place in the Nonfiction Classroom
    • Becky Bradway
  • Comings of Age in Rhetorica, Poetica, and Pedagogia
    • Doug Hesse
  • Poesis: Making Papers
    • Richard Lloyd-Jones
  • Four Poems
    • Rick Kempa
  • What the River Says: Narrative in the Composition Class
    • Philip Brady
  • A Day in the Life of Half of Rumpelstiltskin (First Prize Winner, Italo Calvino Writing Contest)
    • Kevin Brockmeier
  • A Brief Reading of Pollack’s Lavender Mist (Second Prize Winner, Italo Calvino Writing Contest)
    • Dennis Vannatta
  • The Grammarian Visits Zeno (Third Prize Winner, Italo Calvino Writing Contest)
    • Ben Miller
  • My Next Last Novel: An Interview with John Barth
    • Pamela Major
  • Two Abstracts
    • Joan Hawthorne and Kip Strasma

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WOE 9:1 (Fall 1997/Winter 1998)

  • From the Editor: Staying on the Surface
    • John Boe
  • "A Little Bit of Your Soul in It": An Interview with Donald Knuth
    • John Boe
  • Collage: Your Cheatin' Art
    • Peter Elbow
  • Writing Home: A Literacy Autobiography
    • Eli Goldblatt
  • The Dickie Story
    • Jim Gorman
  • My Uncle's Guns
    • Ann E. Green
  • Voices Sacred and Profane
    • Chris W. Gallagher
  • Word Play: A Series of Incantations, Meditations, and Exhalations (Poems That Keep Growing through the Cracks of Conference Proposals)
    • gw rasberry
  • Behind the Scenes of Writing: A Conversation with Min-zhan Lu
    • Anis Bawarshi and Mary Jo Reiff

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WOE 9:2 (Spring/Summer 1998)

  • From the Editor: School as Prison
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Walter Nash: "Incertitude's Her Element"
    • David Stacey
  • The Advocate Speaks in Defense of the Poem's Rights
    • Richard Hague
  • Beyond Linearity
    • Robert L. Root
  • Why I Teach Autobiography
    • Mimi Schwartz
  • Writing Blue Berries: Once More to My Summer Vacation
    • Lynn Z. Bloom
  • A Lesson in Alternate Style, or Thirteen Ways of Reading the Waccamaw River
    • Alys Culhane
  • Schooling Misery: The Ominous Threat and the Eminent Promise of the Popular Reader
    • Richard Miller
  • Widow's Head
    • Martha Gies
  • Straddling the Rhet Comp/Creative Writing Schism
    • Andy Crockett
  • Imagining a Life: An Interview with Clarence Major
    • Margaret Eldred
  • Writer's Block: Guest Column
    • Steve North

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WOE 10:1 (Fall 1998/Winter 1999)

  • From the Editor: The Music of Words
    • John Boe
  • "Stop Being So Coherent": An Interview with David Bartholomae
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder
  • Grammar Test: A Personal Look at the Problem(s)
    • Wendy Bishop
  • Paper, Trees, Fire
    • Paul Dresman
  • Four Poems
    • Liz Ahl
  • Boy of Envelopes
    • Doyle Wesley Walls
  • Genre Mixing, Popular Media, and the Evolution of the Academic Paper: One Writing Teacher's Response
    • Randall Popken
  • Incubating the Expert Persona: Theory and Practice for Enhancing Academic Literacy
    • Ronda Leathers Dively
  • Tillie Olsen—"I Came to Writing": An Oral History
    • Pamela Major
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE Special Double Issue: 10:2 (Spring/Summer 1999) & 11:1 (Fall 1999/Winter 2000)

  • Introduction
    • Peter Elbow
  • Re-Starting a Writing Life: Building a Home without a Bulldozer
    • Emily Isaacs
  • Tulips
    • Joyce Greenberg Lott
  • Night Class
    • David Franke
  • Teaching Writing at Ground Zero
    • Rachelle M. Smith
  • Counting Ladybugs
    • Krista Brumberg Stevens
  • Melissa Quits School
    • Lucile Burt
  • Motorcyle Dreams
    • Emily J. Wilson-Orzechowski
  • Writing: The Interpreter of Desires
    • Robert Eddy
  • Jennifer Shaff
    • Jasmine
  • The Compositionist
    • Stephen K. Tollefson
  • Pulling Toward Heaven
    • Jessica Barksdale Inclan
  • Year 2000
    • Jerry Blitefield
  • A Day in the Life
    • Gregory Shafer
  • Two Journal Excerpts
    • Susan Johnson
  • From My Teaching Journal
    • Ella Kusnetz
  • Death, Desire, and Teaching Frankenstein in Fresno
    • Ruth Y. Jenkins
  • Relationships
    • Katharine Mastrantonio
  • What Caleb Taught Me
    • Eve Gerken
  • Your Life
    • Eleanor Berry
  • And Then You Can Care for All Things
    • Kalyana Miller
  • The Myth of Right Answers: Two Short Math Stories
    • Kevin Davis
  • Daughter/Student: The Too Personal Essay
    • Mary E. Heidorn
  • "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?" A Nontraditional Woman Writes to Read
    • Rita Eastburg
  • Call Me: the Story of Moby Dick
    • Martine L. de Vos
  • Boys of the Sixties, Men of the Seventies
    • Bernard Horn
  • One Mean Bad Kid
    • Nancy McCabe
  • Teaching Writing: "True Poems"
    • Libby Falk Jones
  • Pepito-—the One Who Slipped Away
    • Susan Hunt
  • Hearing with the Heart: Listening to Vernon and Vincent
    • Vicki Flucard Smith
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 11:2 (Spring/Summer 2000)

  • From the Editor: Why Can't Americans Write English?
    • John Boe
  • "A Nest of Singing Rhetorical Birds": An Interview with Walker Gibson
    • Margaret M. Strain
  • Vietnam Voices, or Uncle Ho meets Country Joe (and the Fish)
    • Peter Caulfield
  • If This Were Not a Collage: A Collage
    • Chris W. Gallagher
  • Crimes of Writing: Refiguring "Proper" Discursive Practices
    • Lisa W. Ede and Andrea Abernethy Lunsford
  • Memory as Travel: The Role of Story in Cultural Resistance and Cultural Change
    • Stuart Ching
  • this (writing, and the production value of time)
    • Craig Greenman
  • Why I Study Spanish
    • Pauline Uchmanowicz
  • "A Sense of Professional Well Being": An Interview with Charles Moran
    • Margaret M. Strain
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 12:1 (Fall 2000/Winter 2001)

  • From the Editor: Creative Nonfiction
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Amy Clarke
  • Writing Literary Memoir: Are We Obliged to Tell the Real Truth?
    • Michael Steinberg
  • Why Don't You Collage That?
    • Robert Root
  • Who Am I in this Story? The Power of Voice in Creative Nonfiction
    • Mimi Schwartz
  • Toward a Personal Ethics of Telling
    • Jenny Spinner
  • Running Roughshod: An Ethical Dilemma in Creative Nonfiction
    • Sondra Perl
  • The Disarming Seduction of Stories
    • Pat C. Hoy II
  • Textual Power, Textual Guilt: Telling (Other People's) True Stories
    • Lynn Z. Bloom
  • You Were Cupid
    • Robin M. Carstensen
  • Two Haiku
    • Andrew S. Delfino
  • Teaching Writing as an Amoral Act
    • Stephen K. Tollefson
  • Humbly Submitted: A Tale of First Book Publication
    • Peter Donahoe
  • My First Book
    • Mather Schneider
  • Playing by Different Rules: "Gender Switching" and Critical Pedagogy
    • Amy Ward Martin
  • A Good Place?
    • William W. Graham
  • A Response to "A Good Place?"
    • Peter Y Sussman
  • Imagining Stories: An Interview with Nancy Welch
    • Fred Santiago Arroyo and Alice Gillam
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 12:2 (Spring/Summer 2001)

  • From the Editor: Theodore Roethke on Teaching
    • John Boe
  • "Once More to the Essay": An Interview with Lynn Z. Bloom
    • Jenny Spinner
  • Requiem for the Outline
    • Pat C. Hoy II
  • Three Poems
    • Ann Hudson
  • Missing Link: Metacognition and the Necessity of Poetry in the Composition Classroom
    • Valerie Martínez
  • The Imperfect
    • Liz Ahl
  • The Workshop Elf
    • Marvin Diogenes
  • Four Poems
    • Hans Ostrom
  • Western Rhetoric and Plagiarism: Gatekeeping for an English-Only International Academia
    • Eric Prochaska
  • The Empowerment of Laughter and the Language of Community
    • Tarez Samra Graban
  • "A Strange Hodgepodge": An Interview with Oliver Sacks
    • Dale Bachman Flynn

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WOE 13:1 (Fall 2002)

  • From the Editor: The Limitations of Language
    • John Boe
  • "Failure is the Way We Learn": An Interview with William E. Coles, Jr.
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder
  • The Journal as Doorway to the Inward Landscape: A Meditation on Writing and Place
    • Mike Heller
  • Letter to My Students
    • Paul M. Puccio
  • Lesson
    • Sarah E. Skwire
  • What's Love Got to Do with It?—A Correspondence
    • Wendy Bishop and Kevin Davis
  • The Trouble with Teenagers
    • Denise Abercrombie
  • It Doesn't Work for Me: A Critique of the Workshop Approach to Teaching Poetry Writing and a Suggestion for Revision
    • Tom C. Hunley
  • Verb Lesson
    • Beth Paulson
  • "Something Beyond Meaning": The Poet's Problem in Freshman Composition
    • Paul Allen
  • Skyline: September 12, 2001
    • Janine DeBaise
  • On the Breath of Dawn: Served by Literacy
    • Margrethe Ahlschwede
  • "Theodore Baird"
    • Peter Najarian
  • "Try to Establish a Conversation": An Oral History
    • Theodore Baird

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WOE 13:2 (Spring 2003)

  • From the Editors: The Ethics of Representation
    • Robert Brooke and Amy Goodburn
  • Barter
    • Kate Brooke
  • The Ethics of Research and the CCCC Ethical Guidelines: An Electronic Interview with Ellen Cushman and Peter Mortensen
    • Robert Brooke and Amy Goodburn
  • Ethics in a Postmodern Age: Lapsing into Legalism
    • Janis E. Haswell
  • Informed Dissent: Beyond IRB Ethics in Research
    • David Wallace
  • Presenting and Mispresenting Students: Constructing an Ethic of Representation in Composition Studies
    • Lulu C. H. Sun
  • The Ethics of Researching Composition Students and Their Work
    • Carra Leah Hood
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Ethical Principles for (Re)Presenting Students and Student Writing in Teachers' Publications
    • Lynn Z. Bloom
  • Editing Dialogics: Ethical Issues Concerning Student Contributors in Edited Collections
    • John Paul Tassoni and Gail Tayko
  • Ethics and Agency in WPA Space
    • Suellynn Duffy

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WOE 14:1 (Fall 2003)

  • From the Editor: Noise from the Writing Center and Educating Esmé
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Donald Murray: "Lose Yourself" (plus Murray interviews Murray)
    • John Boe and Janet Marting
  • Three Poems
    • Leonard Orr
  • Student Pieties and Pedagogical Hot Spots: Mediating Faith-Based Topics in First-Year Composition
    • Jan Worth
  • Two Poems
    • Anne Coray
  • A Dinosaur in My Pocket: Lessons for Teaching at a Women's Shelter
    • Anjali Nerlekar and Jill Zasadny
  • Try This Journal
    • Richard Arnold
  • Little People (Winner of the 2002 Donald Murray Award)
    • Jonathan Pitts
  • The First Day
    • Janis Greve
  • Out of and Back Into the Box: Redefining Essays and Options
    • Melissa A. Goldthwaite
  • An Interview with Anne Fadiman:"I Feel Like a Cleaning Lady"
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder

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WOE 14:2 (Spring 2004)

  • Remembering Wendy
  • "I Have Fun Playing with Language": An Interview with Keith Gilyard
    • Sharon James McGee
  • White Field, Black Sheep
    • Daiva Markelis
  • Three Poems
    • Tom Hunley
  • Auto/graphing: Wheels, Writing, and Work
    • Peter Vandenberg
  • Two Poems
    • Todd Heldt
  • The Three C's: Composition, Cancer, and Chemotherapy
    • Michael Mattison
  • The Psychological Consequences of Reading Student Texts
    • John Rouse and Gordon Pradl
  • Another Fine Mess: the Pregnant Body and the Disciple of the Line
    • Elizabeth Birmingham
  • "Ideas Stream By": An Interview with John McPhee
    • Jared Hayes

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WOE 15:1 (Fall 2004)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder
  • Highlights from Ken Macrorie's Curriculum Vitae
  • An Interview with Ken Macrorie: "Arrangements for Truthtelling"
    • John Boe and Eric Schroeder
  • Ken Macrorie's Commitment and the Need for What's Wild
    • Peter Elbow
  • A Piano Lesson with Macrorie
    • Peter Stillman
  • Macrorie's Gifts
    • Ed Darling
  • Words and Things: A Tribute to Ken Macrorie
    • Thomas Newkirk
  • Still Uptaught After All These Years
    • Chris Burnham
  • Ken Macrorie and the 1970s Bust Out
    • Miles Myers
  • The Truth and the Tower
    • Patricia McGonegal
  • Too Many Books
    • Michael Spooner
  • Gator Bait: On Teaching, Writing, and Growing Up on the Bayou
    • Elizabeth Boquet
  • The Guy It Happens To
    • Rob Schnelle
  • Snapshots of an Academic Daughter, Daughter-in-law, Mother
    • Stephanie Vanderslice
  • My Writing Can't
    • Marcia Renée Goodman
  • Tractors, Cactus and Exotic Pets
    • Martin Scott
  • "This Electrifying Moment": An Interview with Anna Deavere Smith
    • J. Chris Westgate

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WOE 15:2 (Spring 2005)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • An Interview with Wayne Booth: "Covering Almost All of Life"
    •   John Boe
  • Content in Composition Studies: Four Ways of Discussing a Difficult Subject
    • Teaching Content in Composition
      • Mariolina Rizzi Salvatori
    • Historicizing the Form/Content Split in Composition Studies
      • Judith Goleman
    • Content and the Composition Curriculum
      • James E. Seitz
    • Content (and Discontent) in Composition Studies
      • Patricia Donahue
  • Tainted Love?
    • Joseph Mills
  • Close Exegesis Becomes Jesus
    • Dale Rigby
  • Cut Out the Mother
    • Christine Hemp
  • Two Poems
    • Cynthia Nichols
  • Making 4Cs Matter More
    • Claude Hurlbert, Derek Owens, and Robert Yagelski
  • An Interview with Susan Orlean: "The Nature of the Curious Mind"
    • John Boe
  • Writer's Block cartoons
    • Tim Flower

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WOE 16:1 (Fall 2005)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "The Alternative Teacher": An Interview with Roger Sale
    • John Boe
  • Homesick
    • Luz DeLeon
  • In the Beginning Was the Word: Teaching Pre-College English at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
    • Frances Biscoglio
  • Ten Stories I Never Heard in Grad School
    • Paul Handstedt
  • This Is It
    • Eli Goldblatt
  • Up to the Bottom: Reflections of a Working-Class Writing Instructor
    • Nick Tingle
  • Imperative Vigilance
    • Lisa Lebduska
  • Pounding Humility into my Head: Can Awful Drumming Lead to Better Teaching?
    • Mark Peters
  • Teacher, Time to Go
    • Dustin Beall Smith
  • “Life Is Dangerous”: An Interview with Alan Lightman
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • The Last Word

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WOE 16:2 (Spring 2006)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • “Some Kind of Creative Pulse”: An Interview with Frank Kermode
    • Nicolas Birns and John Boe
  • Incorporeal Transformations: The Power of Audience for Women Writing in Prison
    • Tom Kerr
  • Models of Authority: So the Spell Cannot Be Broken
    • Fred Arroyo
  • Unwanted Magazine Subscriptions: The Anatomy of an Argument
    • Alys Culhane
  • The Route to the Top
    • Eve Lamborn
  • Lorraine's Story - Brian Goedde
  • A Double Life
    • Robert L. Root Jr.
  • “The Things You remember”: An Interview with James Salter
    • Ed Kahn and John Boe
  • The Last Word

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WOE 17:1 (Fall 2006)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • “I Want to Rip Your Heart Out”: An Interview with Pat Hoy
    • Mel Livatino
  • In the Name of the Father: Self Naming in the Face of Institutional Patriarchy
    • Elise Geraghty
  • Jessica, Who Has No Last Name
    • Lynnell Edwards
  • The Mommy in the Classroom
    • Beth Ann Fennelly
  • How I Learned
    • Megan Sullivan
  • But Why, Annie Dillard?
    • Rochelle Harris
  • “It's All Storytelling”: An Interview with Michael Pollan
    • Pamela Demory
  • The Last Word

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WOE 17:2 (Spring 2007)

  • From the Editor: Donald Murray Speaks!
    • John Boe
  • Donald Murray Remembered
  • An Interview with Harold Bloom: "Deep Subjectivity"
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • Lookin‘ for Fame at the 4Cs Convention
    • Mel Livatino
  • A Response to Professor Livatino
    • George Hillocks, Jr.
  • A Response to “Lookin‘ for Fame at the 4Cs Convention”
    • Jenny Spinner
  • Livatino Replies to Spinner
  • In Quest of Accuracy about the 4Cs Convention
    • Doug Hesse
  • Livatino Replies to Hesse
  • One Draft at a Time: the Rewards of Process
    • Dustin Beall Smith
  • On Reading Standardized Essay Exams
    • H. K. Hummel
  • An Interview with Toni Morrison: “Thinking about a Story"
    • Jennifer Hoofard
  • The Last Word

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WOE 18:1 (Fall 2007)

  • From the Editor
    • John Boe
  • "Where Meaning and Being Gathers": An Interview with Claude Hurlbert
    • Krystia Nora, Roseanne Gatto, Dawn Fels, and Elizabeth Campbell
  • The Nonfiction Motive
    • Robert L. Root, Jr.
  • Teaching Composition, Writing Creative Nonfiction: A Personal Narrative
    • Michael Steinberg
  • Making It New with Orlean
    • John Boe
  • Title: See Below pp. 1-2
    • M. Elizabeth Sargent
  • Eighteen and Forty
    • Paula Lambert
  • Forming Oneself on the Page
    • Marcia Renée Goodman
  • That Kind of Person
    • Brian Sutton
  • An Interview with Dana Gioia: “Tradition is a Romance”
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • Book Reviews
    • Thomas Allbaugh and Margaret Eldred
  • The Last Word

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WOE 18:2 (Spring 2008)

  • From the Editor: Big Woids
    • John Boe
  • “The Life of the Imagination Goes on Everywhere”: An Interview with Stephen Greenblatt
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • How We Talk When We Talk About “Us”: Academic Rhetoric and the Erasure of Small Schools
    • Paul Hanstedt
  • Making It Up As I Go
    • Sarah Hardison O’Connor
  • An Outpost of Fiction
    • Michael Wright
  • A Five-Paragraph Defense of the Five-Paragraph Essay
    • Kurt Schick
  • Three Poems
    • Hans Ostrom
  • "Writers are Possessed": An Interview with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
    • Jayetta Slawson
  • “Some Rememberings”: Grace Paley at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
    • Jane Maher
  • Requiem for Part-Timers
    • Michelle Barany
  • A Plan for All Seasons: Reflections of a Writing Tutor
    • Rebecca Bell
  • Finding Words
    • Jaqueline McLeod Rogers
  • “When the Unexpected and the Cool Coincide”: An Interview with John Lescroart
    • Chris Thaiss
  • The Last Word

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WOE 19:1 (Fall 2008)

  • From the Editor: Wallace Stegner's On Teaching and Writing Fiction
    • John Boe
  • On the Teaching of Creative Writing
    • Wallace Stegner
  • Why Murray Matters
    • Lad Tobin
  • Murray and the Process of Internal Revision: A Think Piece
    • Donna Qualley
  • Our Mornings with Murray
    • Bruce Ballenger
  • Donald Murray and the “Other Self”
    • Thomas Newkirk
  • Poetry Stand
    • Douglas Goetsch
  • Confidence for Terrified Hearts: Concerto for Orchestra and Writing Center
    • Kevin M. Davis
  • The Good Essay
    • Abby Rabinowitz
  • A Tale of Two Workshops
    • Way Jeng
  • Listen to This
    • Lisa Roney
  • "Something Beyond Storytelling”: An Interview with Nuala O’Faolain
    • Jane Maher
  • The Last Word

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WOE 19:2 (Spring 2009)

  • From the Editor: Reading Imaginary Words
    • John Boe
  • "You Have to Find Balance": An Interview with Tracy Kidder
    • David Masiel
  • On Procrastination
    • John Perry
  • Audience of One
    • Jennifer Sinor
  • Academic
    • John Yohe
  • B All the Way
    • Celia Bland
  • “It’s Musical and It's Beautiful”: An Interview with Diane Wakoski
    • Jason Wirtz
  • Becoming the Loon: Performance Pedagogy and Female Masculinity
    • Stacey Waite
  • Why I Write
    • Sarah Fielding
  • Coming Apart and Falling Together: Teaching from the Sidelines
    • Lois Ann Abraham
  • Taking the Pulse of the Essay
    • Rob Schnelle
  • Book Review—Local Histories: Refiguring the Composition Archive
    • Lucille M. Schultz
  • "Who Drank the Hemlock?”: An Interview with Noam Chomsky
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • The Last Word

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WOE 20:1 (Fall 2009)

  • From the Editor: Twenty Years
    • John Boe
  • “Writing Itself Is Some Sort of Kluge”: An Interview with Gary Marcus
    • Carl Whithaus and Dale Bachman Flynn
  • God in the Comp Class: A Pragmatic Approach
    • Joe Wagner
  • Confluences (Donald Murray Prize Winner)
    • Jennifer Sinor
  • Selected Highlights from Twenty Years of WOE Interviews
  • Everything Was Going Quite Smoothly until I Stumbled on a Footnote
    • David Bartholomae
  • Invisible Classes: An Imaginary Dialogue and Travelogue
    • Justin Thurman
  • Role-Playing in Comp—Fake It ’Til You Make It
    • Brian Jackson
  • “Just Another Working Guy Who Had a Weird Idea for a Book”: An Interview with Sebastian Junger
    • Katherine Maguid
  • The Last Word

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WOE 20:2 (Spring 2010)

  • From the Editor: What the F!
    • John Boe
  • "The Stuff That’s Quirky and Fresh and Surprising": An Interview with Mary Roach
    • Dale Bachman Flynn
  • The Writer's Hourglass
    • Joel Garber
  • Ready or Not: A One-Act Play
    • John Yohe
  • Screenplay! The Fate of English 489
    • Darsie Bowden
  • There‘s Humor and There‘s Tears”: An Interview with Sondra Perl
    • John Boe
  • It Started with Process: One Writer and Teacher‘s Journey
    • Kathleen J. Cassity
  • Finding the “Lovely Lower Purposes” of Writing
    • Paul Walker
  • “If You Don't Want to Take Risks, Then You Have to Be Silent”: An Interview with Howard Zinn
    • Cassandra Atherton
  • The Last Word

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WOE 21:1 (Fall 2010)

  • From the Special Issue Editor: Teaching Around the World
    • Chris Thaiss
  • "Serendipity and Grace": An Interview with Eric Weiner
    • Eric Schroeder and John Boe
  • On Teaching Writing in Thailand
    • Pisarn Bee Chamcharatsri
  • Teaching Writing in Equador: Falsos Amigos, Primos Hermanos, and Hermitas Con Café
    • Carol Severino
  • Writing Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:  Dwelling and Crossing
    • Jaqaueline McLeod Rogers 
  • (In Search of) New Zealand Literacies: Writing Instruction, Place, and Publics
    • Hannah Gerrard
  • Across the Curriculum, Across the Sea: Writing the Mangle of a French Engineering School
    • Rebecca Savage Bilbro
  • Recovering Teacher
    • Jo Scott-Coe 
  • A Case for Stephen King's Memoir for Writing Instruction
    • Thomas Allbaugh
  • "More is More": An Interview with William Least Heat-Moon
    • Shellie Banga
  • The Last Word

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WOE 21:2 (Spring 2011)

  • From the Editor: My Best Teacher
    • John Boe
  • "Our Work Defines Who We Are": An Interview with Patrick Bizzaro
    • Edward Carvalho 
  • On Genres as Ways of Being
    • Paul Heilker 
  • "In Our Names": Rewriting the U.S. Death Penalty
    • Kimberley K. Gunter 
  • The Cook, the Student, His Wife, and Their Teacher
    • Casey O'Brien Gerhart
  • Yes, Professor
    • Sue Saltmarsh 
  • Professing Emotion: What I Didn't Say about the Holocaust in First Year English
    • Matthew A. Levy
  • Talking to One's Selfs
    • Ryan Ireland 
  • Teaching the Texts We Love
    • Heather Trahan 
  • Humanomics: An Interview with Deirdre McCloskey
    • John Boe and Ed Kahn 
  • The Last Word

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WOE 22:1 (Fall 2011)

  • From the (Former) Editor: This is Just to Say...
    • John Boe 
  • "The Intimate Sound of a Writer's Voice": An Interview with Phillip Lopate
    • Eric Leake
  • The Box—A Mantra for a Writers' Workshop
    • Annette Gendler 
  • Must We Mean What We Say?
    • David Bartholomae 
  • Free Riding
    • Brad Monsma 
  • The Effect of Homemade Bombs on the Composition Process
    • John Verlenden 
  • Something from Nothing: The Writing Teacher's Work
    • Robert Danberg 
  • Letting Our Students Get to Know Us
    • Michael Larkin 
  • Dictionary Marginalia
    • Virginia Beards 
  • "This Is Not My Area": An Ex-Janitor's Reflections on the Campus-Wide Teaching of College Writing Skills
    • Randall Woodward 
  • Worshipping at the Altar: Creative Writing and the Myth of Inspiration
    • Michael Smith 
  • When Praise Becomes Problematic: Positive Feedback and the Creative Process
    • Julie K. Chisholm 
  • Treachers
    • Bill Marsh 
  • "Every Recipe Has a Story": An Interview with Diana Kennedy
    • Eric James Schroeder 
  • The Last Word

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WOE 22:2 (Spring 2012) 

  • From the Editor: Notes from the Edge
    • David Masiel 
  • "Grappling with Moral Decisions": An Interview with Atul Gawande
    • Dale Flynn
  • How to Do Things With Titles
    • Sandie Friedman 
  • Combat in the Classroom
    • Travis L. Martin
  • The Power of "No": Buddhist Mindfulness and the Teaching of Composition
    • Marlen Elliot Harrison 
  • FICTION: Gaps in the Fence
    • Jim Hilgartner 
  • Teaching Under Threat
    • Stephanie Elizondo Griest 
  • Tracing the Image on the Ceiling: Reading as Invention
    • Jason Wirtz 
  • "That From a Long Way off Look Like Flies": Lists, Writing Handbooks, and Heterotopias
    • Tara Roeder 
  • Thoughts in the Presence of Emotion
    • Aubrey Streit Krug 
  • "Poetry Descends from the Sacred": An Interview with Camille Paglia
    • Cassandra Atherton 
  • The Last Word

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WOE 23:1 (Fall 2012)

  • From the Editor: Nothing Left to Say
    • David Masiel 
  • "Not Just to Bear Witness": An Interview with Jeffrey Gettleman
    • Eric Leake
  • Pruning
    • Laurie Glover 
  • Counter-Coulter: A Story of Craft and Ethos
    • Rebecca Jones and Heather Palmer
  • FICTION: Sister
    • Andrew Lam 
  • The Haunting: Poetry and Fashion in the Creative Writing Workshop
    • Cassandra Atherton 
  • Beginning: An Autoethnography
    • Lauren DiPaula 
  • Immigrating to Composition; Identity and Intellectual Inheritance
    • Stephen Sutherland 
  • Composing: An Ars Logica
    • Adam M. Pacton 
  • That Racket Down the Hallway: Shattering Silence(s) through Narratives of Inqueery
    • Daisy Breneman, Susan Ghiaciuc, and Scott Lunsford
  • The Last Word

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WOE 23:2 (Spring 2013)

  • From the Editor: Confessions of a Plagiarist
    • David Masiel 
  • "Cultivating Writerly Sensibilities": An Interview with Doug Hesse
    • Eric Leake 
  • David Byrne Starts Making Sense: Why Writing Scholars and Teachers Should Read How Music Works
    • Chris W. Gallagher 
  • Debris
    • JM Huscher 
  • Developmental Writing Developments
    • Greg Sullivan 
  • War, Trauma, and the Writing Classroom: A Response to Travis Martin's "Combat in the Classroom"
    • Alexis Hart and Roger Thompson 
  • The Rhetoric of Suicide Notes
    • Jenny Grosvenor 
  • "The First Leaf in the Historical Record": An Interview with Margalit Fox
    • Jane Maher
  • Writing in America
    • Holly Bauer and Madeleine Picciotto 
  • Writing Woes in the Land of Moa
    • Gary Young II 
  • Perspectives on Plagiarism
    • Grant Eckstein
  • ~An Immodest Proposal for Preventing our Poor Students from Becoming a Burden to the Professors and Universities, Simply by Introducing a New Mark of Punctuation~
    • Stanford Tweedie 
  • The Last Word 
    • Becky Kling and Mark Badovinac

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WOE 24:1 (Fall 2013) 

  • From the Editor: Here I Sit
    • David Masiel 
  • "Some of It Is Serendipity": An Interview with Victor Villanueva
    • Donna Evans 
  • Curiosity Won't Kill Your Cat": A Meditation on Bathroom Graffiti as Underlife Public Writing
    • Cathryn Molloy 
  • The Second Greatest English Teacher in America
    • Mel Livatino 
  • Learning to Write: Getting to Fiction
    • Jane Arnold 
  • Ice Cream in the Cold Wind: Struggles with a Second Genre in a Second Language
    • Carol Severino
  • "Awk"-ing and "Frag"-ing Our Way to the Writing Center
    • Russell Brickey 
  • Andy Teaches Me to Listen: Queer Silence and the Problem of Participation
    • Stacey Waite 
  • The Drama of Alteration
    • Michael Woolf 
  • Writing with the Wall: Inventing Memory of the Vietnam War
    • Sam Hamilton 
  • "Data Don't Breathe": An Interview with Quintilian, the Master Teacher of Rome
    • James J. Murphy 
  • The Last Word
    • Basia Jedruszczak

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WOE 24:2 (Spring 2014)

  • From the Editor: A Failure to Thrive and Other Maladies
    • David Masiel 
  • "There's No Such Thing as Wasted Reporting": An Interview with Sam Freedman
    • Sasha Abramsky 
  • Billy the Kid's Tombstone, or Searching for the Publics of Creative Nonfiction
    • John-Michael Rivera 
  • Summer School (after Po Chu-I)
    • Cindy King 
  • Diagnosis of Exclusion: Shaping an Identity between Creative Writing and Rhetoric
    • Ben Ristow 
  • Impaired Faculty: Tenure, Treatment or Termination?
    • Karen Surman Paley 
  • Confessions of a Recovering Grade Inflator
    • Clara Lewis 
  • Assignment Makeover
    • Bonnie Auslander
  • Story of the Incredibly Non-Directive Tutor
    • Thomas Reynolds 
  • Uncertain Wanderings: Allowing Students to Lead, Fail, and Grow within Service-Learning
    • Tereza Joy Kramer 
  • Inspirations from Mama's Two Wisdoms
    • Leonora Anyango-Kivuuva
  • My Father's Walls: Invention After Exile
    • Thomas Girshin 
  • "Change Your Ruling Science": An Interview with Justine Larbalestier and Scott Westerfeld
    • Laurie Glover and Nathaniel Williams 
  • The Last Word

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WOE 25:1 (Fall 2014)

  • From the Editor: Reconciliation in Four Acts
    • Davis Masiel
  • "Enter the Process in Uncertainty": An Interview with Nancy Sommers
    • Eric Leake and David Masiel
  • Permission to Write
    • Doug Hesse and Kathleen Blake Yancey
  • Derrida Lost
    • Sandie Friedman
  • Circling Stories: Cree Discourse and Narrative Ways of Knowing
    • Angela Van Essen
  • Negotiating the Bi-nary: Strategic Ambiguity and the Non-Nameable Identity in the Classroom
    • Sinduja Sathiyaseelan
  • Measuring the Invisible: The Limits of Outcomes-Based Assessment
    • Kathleen J. Cassity
  • Imitation/Emulation in the Writing Process
    • John Yohe
  • Of Idle Types
    • Dale Rigby
  • Comic Book Brothers: A Collaborative Literacy Narrative
    • Edward Bourelle and Andrew Bourelle

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WOE 25:2 (Spring 2015)

  • From the Editor: Arguments, Murders, and Arguments about Murder
    • David Masiel
  • "It's Their Story That Turns Your Head": An Interview with Kathleen Blake Yancey
    • David Masiel, William Sewell, and Hogan Hayes
  • The Education Before You: When Student Complaint, Criticism, and Storytelling Become Scholarship
    • Ryan Smith Madan
  • Coming in from the (Binary) Code: Deconstruction in the composition Classroom
    • Nancy Effinger Wilson
  • Victims, Rebels, and Outsiders: Reconceiving Donald Murray
    • Michael Michaud
  • Teaching Under the Northern Star: A Year in Finland
    • Janet Bean
  • Playing the Border Lines: A Composition in Four Movements
    • Ingrid Jayne Nordstrom
  • "Think Vertically!" Notes from a Comp Teacher's Diary
    • Jaydn DeWald
  • "The 'Page' Walks into the Room and It's Already Written": An Interview with Michael Blumlein
    • Laurie Glover

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WOE 26:1 (Fall 2015)

  • From the Editor: How to Kill a Mockingbird
    • David Masiel
  • "You Can Do Your Job with a Pencil": An Interview with Sarah Vowell
    • Jillian Azevedo and Sarah Faye
  • 250% Postcard Perfect—Mary's Fancy, St. Croix
    • Carrie Jo Coaplen
  • When Animals Read Part I: Cats
    • Marino Fernandes
  • What Makes a Personal Essay Personal?
    • Lynn Z. Bloom
  • Yes/No Means No/Yes: (Non)Consensual Rhetoric
    • Paul Malker and Joshua Adair
  • When Animals Read Part II: Platypodes
    • Bradfield Dittrich
  • The New Literacies Narrative
    • Amanda Sladek
  • The Day the Convict Came to Class
    • Sara Hardison O/Connor
  • A Grammar of Grades
    • Peter Wayne Moe
  • When Animals Read Part III: Pandas
    • Adam Cogbill
  • Why We Write
    • Jeffrey R. Wilson
  • Teaching Philosophy
    • John Yohe

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WOE 26:2 (Spring 2016)

  • From the Editor: The Rhetoric of Trump's Struggle
    • David Masiel
  • "It's the Way I Deal with Everything": An Interview with Matt Taibbi
    • Larry Greer
  • Creating Nonfiction Writers: A Dialogue
    • Jenny Spinner, Kate Dobson, and Lynn Z. Bloom
  • A Love Note to Iowa: Multigenre Writing in the Place-Based Ecocomposition Classroom
    • Yasmin Rioux
  • The Person Most Powerful
    • Kate Henson
  • Of Pants and Peripatetikos
    • Denise Comer
  • On Being Pointless: Wrestling with Geoff Dyer
    • Amy Bernhard
  • Music to My Ears: A Pedagogy Lyrically Falling
    • Isabel Grayson
  • The Last Word

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WOE 27:1 (Fall 2016)

  • From the Editor: Presidential Verbiage
    • David Masiel
  • "A Set of Shared Expectations": An Interview with Carolyn Miller
    • Brenda Rinard and David Masiel
  • Food, Shelter, Sex: A Personal Narrative for My Students
    • Michael Larkin
  • The Art of Losing: Reflections of Reading, Re-Visioning, and Rebirth
    • Elizabeth Howells
  • Let Us ReMarry the I and the Eye
    • Mimi Schwartz
  • From One Human to the Next: How Stories Might Save Our Lives
    • Stacie Lewton Rice
  • Zweisprachig. Zweiköpfig.
    • Yasmin Rioux
  • Due Process
    • Jenny Grosvenor
  • Teaching in My Sleep
    • Richard Kopley
  • The Last Word(s)

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WOE 27:2 (Spring 2017)

  • From the Editor
    • David Masiel
  • "Everything Gets to Writing": An Interview with Linda Adler-Kassner
    • Lisa Sperber and Carl Whithaus
  • Learning to Knit (Winner of the Donald Murray Prize)
    • Carrie Strand Tebeau
  • Three Days Before the Shooting (The Donald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Kevin C. Moore
  • Essential Thruths, or The Sermon in the Suicide (The Dinald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Jill Moyer Sunday
  • Instructor Lore in the Journalism Clsssroom
    • Stephen Royek
  • Bronze Age: A Life in Comica and Teaching
    • Darin Jensen
  • An Atom's Width of Knowing
    • Suzanne Maria Menghraj
  • The Intructor as Muse
    • Kevin Alan Wells
  • Against "The End": The Art Studio as Template for the Creative Writing Classroom
    • Lindsey Drager
  • "A Tension That is Rich in Possibilities": An Interview with Arthur Sze"
    • Greg Glazner
  • This is the Writing, the Speaking of the Dream
    • Arthur Sze
  • Webstbourne Street
    • Arthur Sze
  • The Last Word: The Observation
    • Stephen J. Quingley

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WOE 28:1 (Fall 2017)

  • From the Editor: Process Revisited
    • David Masiel
  • "That Names Means Walks with Young People": An Interview with Frank Waln
    • Agnes Stark
  • Decolonizing the Classroom: An Essay in Two Parts
    • Reanae NcNeal and Peter Elbow
  • Hiroshima, 1995
    • Matt Oliver
  • Listen
    • Ronald DePeter
  • Our Sweet Success
    • Deborah Mutnick
  • Split-Screen Freedom
    • Gregory Stephens
  • Can I Be/Get a Witness?
    • D. Shane Combs
  • Writers' Groups and Writing Workshops: The Real Deal or Just Friends?
    • Lynn Z. Bloom
  • Cultivating Habits for Success
    • Neal Lerner
  • "An Opportunity to Co-Construct": An Interview with Neal Lerner
    • Daniel Melzer
  • The Last Word: Fridge Poetry
    • Authors Unknown

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WOE 28:2 (Spring 2018)

  • From the Editor
    • David Masiel
  • "Language as a Way of Speaking Back": An Interview with Mai Der Vang
    • Namu Ju
  • Fieldwork with a Five-Year-Old: A Summative Report (Winner of the Donald Murray Prize)
    • Kate Vieira
  • The Art of Combating Invisibility (Donald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Kaely Horton
  • Still Lives (Donald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Devika Kapadia
  • The Sick Rose: Some Problems with the Self
    • Cory Brown
  • Red Dresses and Yellow/Green Garlands
    • Erin Kunz
  • Arranging What We've Always Known
    • Sam Hamilton
  • The Journey of a Deaf Translingual Tutor
    • Manako Yabe
  • "You're Tring to Learn from Them": An Interview with Chris Thaiss
    • Brenda Rinard and David Masiel
  • The Last Word: Hmong Keyboard

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WOE 29:1 (Fall 2018)

  • From the Editor
    • David Masiel
  • "The Duty Nearest to You": An Interview with Louise Wetherbee Phelps
    • Daniel V. Bommarito
  • Acadepressives: A Research Story
    • M. Stewart Lewis
  • The Awful Ordinary
    • Rebecca Powell
  • Story, Stripped: On Caution, Safety, and the Personal Essay
    • Amy Robillard
  • The Essay as Sentence
    • Lisa Lebduska
  • Creative Nonfiction in the First-Year Writing Classroom: To Colonize or Theorize?
    • Jennie Young
  • The Mirror, the Canvas, and a Case for Anger: Why Asian American Stories Matter
    • Charissa Che
  • Softies Like Me: The Foolish Work of a Fat Queer Pedagogy
    • Zachary Beare
  • Epiphanies of the Ordinary: Personal Stories of Climate Change
    • Nancy Bray
  • Five Student Phrases That Stick and the Reasons They Stay Lodged in My Memory, Years After the Papers are Graded, Returned, and Forgotten
    • Erin Pushman

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WOE 29:2 (Spring 2019)

  • From the Editor: Remembering Students
    • William Sewell
  • "It Doesn't Come in a Box": An Interview with Chris Anson
    • Dan Melzer
  • 2 Boys, 2 Men, and My Education (Winner of the Donald Murray Prize)
    • Lanita Joramo
  • On Being Prepared (The Donald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Danielle M. Williams
  • Edit Your Masterpiece (The Donald Murray Prize: Honorable Mention)
    • Natalie Mucker
  • The Darwinian
    • Nicholas Leither
  • More Than Words
    • Londsey Illich
  • My God—Why Aren't You int he English Department? A Comment in Four Parts
    • Daniel Wuebben
  • Teaching Writing
    • Arlene Borsky
  • Sharing to Let Go
    • Nan Kuhlman
  • Seeing Past the Rainbow's Apex
    • Lisa Whalen
  • On the Virtues of Doing Nothing
    • Brian Jackson
  • The Last Word: The Rules of the Game
    • Swan

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WOE 30:1 (Fall 2019)

  • "Assessment is the Engine of Learning": An Interview with Asao Inoue
    • Sarah Faye and Dan Melzer
  • Queer Lives Still on the Boundary
    • Jonathan Alexander and David L. Wallace
  • A Poetry of Embodiment: Queering the Canon with Slam
    • Carly (Frankie) Laird
  • "On Belay": Chaos and Embodiment in a Composition Classroom
    • Charlotte Kupsh
  • Show—Don't Tell
    • Courtney Weber
  • Teaching Creativity: Lessons in Metaphor for the Composition Classroom
    • Erika Luckert
  • "I Do Not Understand": How Living Abroad Helped Me Better Understand the Experiences of My International and Multilingual Students
    • April Cobos
  • Cucumbering
    • Sarah O'Connor
  • Remington Made Guns, Too
    • Matt McGee
  • Class Warfare
    • Eric Pinder

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WOE 30:2 (Spring 2020)

  • Pedagogy as RIsk: A Manifesto
    • Jamaica Baldwin
  • Breathing with Both Lungs
    • Liesl Schwabe
  • Rodeo, Football, and Writing: Entering the Academy through Embodied Practice
    • Diane LeBlanc
  • On Writing in Two Languages in the Creative Writing Workshop
    • Caleb Gonzalez
  • To Teach or Not to Teach First-Year Composition: That is the Profession
    • Mara Lee Grayson
  • Fashioning a Teaching Life: CLassroom Literacy Narratives as Creative Nonfiction
    • Howard Tinberg
  • A Theory for Writing, Living, and Traveling Abroad
    • Stephen Quigley
  • Valuing Non-Academic Literacies: An Exploratory Hike
    • Ann N. Amicucci
  • Cheri
    • Jeff Hill

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