The Extra-Curricular of Composition: A Dialogue on Community-Publishing

Steve Parks, Nick Pollard


Our dialogue explores the development of community/university publishing
partnerships in the United States through the dual lens of the U.S-based
“Students’ Right To Their Own Language” and the U.K.-based Federation of
Worker Writers and Community Publishers, a national alliance of workingclass
writing groups. At the conclusion of the article, pragmatic tools are
provided on how to undertake community publishing projects.

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Publication of the Community Literacy Journal is made possible through the generous support of the English Department and the Writing and Rhetoric Program at Florida International University. The CLJ is a journal of the Conference on Community Writing.