News & Announcements

WPA-GO Mixer in Savannah

The Writing Program Administrators-Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) is pleased to announce the 2013 CWPA Meet and Greet.

Join us in Savannah on Friday, July 19, at the Congress Street Social Club from 8:30-10:30pm. The Social Club offers live music, inside and outside seating areas, as well as pool tables, darts, and foosball. You'll find us on the second floor (see the address and directions below). We'll have a limited supply of drink vouchers and appetizers available -- come get them while they last! This event is a celebration for all WPA members and affiliates. 

2013 CWPA Conference Program Now Available Online!

The program for the 2013 CWPA conference in Savannah is now available at the conference website in both PDF and ePub formats:

Also, for transportation options from the airport, see the Savannah airport website: 

University of New Mexico: Two Lecturer II positions in tech/prof writing and/or composition and rhetoric

Two Lecturer II Positions in Technical/Professional Writing and/or Composition and Rhetoric

We invite applications for two non-tenure track, renewable Lecturer II appointments to begin August 2013.

Minimum qualifications: MA or other relevant graduate degree in English or a related discipline by August 2013; academic specialization or significant professional experience in technical/professional writing or composition and rhetoric; two years or more of post-secondary teaching experience in technical/professional writing or composition and rhetoric.

2013 WPA-GO Graduate Committee Elections Results

It gives us great pleasure to announce the results of this year's WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) Election.

We had an incredibly strong pool of candidates this year, and we look forward to seeing the different roles that each of the six candidates will play in shaping the future of WPA-GO. We know that the GC would have been enriched by each person on the ballot. In the end, though, only three candidates could join the Graduate Committee this year.

Please join us in congratulating the following newly elected GC members:

Call for Applications: 2013 CWPA Summer Conference Travel Grants for Graduate Students

The Writing Program Administrators Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) and the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) are pleased to announce the offering of at least four travel grants of $100 each for current graduate students presenting at the 2013 Council of Writing Program Administrators Summer Conference, to be held in July 18-21, 2013 in Savannah, GA.. This year’s grants are sponsored by CWPA and Bedford/St. Martin’s.


Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

CFP: Writing Center Theory and Practice Update

Good Afternoon,

A reminder that the deadline for Academic Exchange Quarterly's Winter 2013 special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice is approaching!

Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy. Pieces may be submitted until the end of August.
For more information, please visit


WPA-GO 2013 Graduate Committee Election - Voting Ends May 8th 11:59p.m.

If you're a grad student member of WPA-GO or CWPA, don't forget to vote in the WPA-Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) Graduate Committee (GC) Elections. Voting will close on Wednesday, May 8th at 11:59 p.m.