The Utah Journal of Literacy: Call for Manuscripts 

The Utah Journal of Literacy is the peer-reviewed journal of the Utah Literacy Association.  This on-line journal publishes on diverse topics related to literacy, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing, representing visually, utilizing technology, and teaching/sharing literature with children and young adults.

Articles: Submissions may be made in any of the following categories:

Feature articles.  The journal welcomes both literature reviews and basic discussions of either classroom practice or theoretical topics of interest to Utah educators, especially articles on best practices in literacy education.  Articles must include APA-formatted references to relevant research literature. Manuscript submissions must not exceed 10 double-spaced pages in 12-point font.

Teaching tips. Items in this category include practical suggestions for teaching all aspects of literacy in the classroom.  Manuscript submissions must not exceed 4 double-spaced pages in 12-point font.

Research summaries. Summaries of current published research are also of interest to Journal readers.  Manuscript submissions must not exceed 10 double-spaced pages in 12-point font.

Deadlines: The next issue of the Utah Journal of Literacy will be published in October of 2019. While manuscripts are reviewed on a rolling basis, the submission deadline for the next issue is September 6, 2019. A conference edition of the journal has a deadline of October 31, 2019 for a December publication.

Submission: All manuscripts should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word documents to  To facilitate a blind review, submissions should not include the author’s name on the manuscript or on any graphic. A separate cover letter, also submitted as a Word document, should provide the following information for each author:  (a) name, (b) title/position, (c) school/district affiliation, (d) work, home, and mobile telephone numbers,  (e) email address, and (f) one or two sentences each author would like readers to know about his/her professional work or background.

Penee Stewart, DeeDee Mower and Nadia Wrosch
Weber State University