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English Journal 6

A project of NCTE: National Council of Teachers of English (see other related projects).

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About

English Journal is NCTE’s award-winning journal of ideas for English language arts teachers in junior and senior high schools and middle schools. It presents information on the teaching of writing and reading, literature, and language, and includes information on how teachers are applying practices, research, and multimodal literacies in their classrooms.

Peer Review: This publication uses peer review for some or all submissions. Check for details.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 6 x per year.

Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Specific group.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Education/Pedagogy (See guidelines), Literature/Books (See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Book Banning and Censorship: Resistance in the ELAR Classroom01 Apr 2023*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Article Article2,500 - 3,750 words.
Essay Essay1,000 - 1,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Poetry Open

In the pages of English Journal, we look to publish well-crafted poems that connect our readers to topics central to English education: the impact of reading and writing on young people, words and language, classroom stories, and reflections on teaching and learning. Poetry reminds us, as educators, how to live in this world.

Audience:
Specific group.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Literature/Books (See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Teacher photographs of classroom scenes and individual students are welcome. Cartoons should depict scenes or ideas potentially amusing to English language arts teachers.

Audience:
Specific group.
Art Media:
Cartoon/Comic strip, Photography.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Literature/Books (See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
Graphic Narrative Graphic NarrativeNo page limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No Unknown UnknownImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2022
Last Checked: 06 Feb 2023 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 08 Sep 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 23 Sep 2019

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