Literacy Today

Literacy Today, ILA's bimonthly digital magazine for members, empowers and inspires educators in every stage of their career. Issues focus on hot topics in the field and how they relate to high-quality instruction, examine the latest literacy research, and share stories from our global literacy network.

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Submissions

We are always looking for articles that reflect current trends in literacy instruction and provide easy-to-implement tips for today's educators. We encourage you to email literacytoday@reading.org with questions about guidelines or to submit a pitch. If you are submitting an article for consideration, please keep in mind that 900 words is our maximum word count and that we do not use reference lists in the magazine.

Upcoming issue themes and deadlines are as follows:

March/April 2021: Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction, deadline January 11
May/June 2021: Early Literacy and Children’s/Young Adult Literature, deadline March 1
July/August 2021: Joy in Literacy Instruction, deadline May 3

Member news

ILA members can submit career news (books published, awards received, promotions/retirements, etc.) for consideration in Literacy Today's News & Notes section. Contact information and links to background information, if applicable, should be included for verification. Submissions, which must be 200 words or less, may be edited for clarity or length, and ILA reserves the right to all final editorial decisions. Send submissions either in Word or copied into the email, with separate photo attachments, to literacytoday@reading.org with the subject line "News & Notes."

Contact

Any questions? Reach out by emailing literacytoday@reading.org.