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An Invitation to the First National TYCA Conference
Jeff Andelora
Abstract: The first National TYCA Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, PA, March 13, 2019.

Editor’s Introduction: Having a Voice and Making Space
Holly Hassel

Feature: Epistemic Authority in Composition Studies: Tenuous Relationship between Two-Year English Faculty and Knowledge Production
Holly Larson
Abstract: Despite community college teachers teaching nearly 50 percent of all first-year composition, our experiences and hands-on knowledge are not viewed as scholarly contributions to writing studies. The scholarship of writing studies needs to be expanded through redefining what constitutes scholarly work as well as providing mentoring to two-year faculty who possess critical knowledge on composition and pedagogy.

Instructional Note: Modifying Classroom Routines to Provide Reflective Space
Megan J. Bardolph
Abstract: This Instructional Note describes a reflection activity that invites students and teachers to reimagine the delivery of written assignment directions.

Instructional Note: “What Work Is”: Writing about Work in First-Year Composition
Christian Aguiar
Abstract: This article explores the use of the work narrative to engage students, particularly FLI (first-generation and low-income) students.

What Works for Me: Profile Writing: A Connection between Nursing and First-Year Composition
Heather Burke
Abstract: Profile writing enables nursing students to draw a connection between first-year composition and nursing through the genre’s emphasis on descriptive details and understanding the individual.

Review: Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story: Teaching Native American Indian Rhetorics, edited by Lisa King, Rose Gubele, and Joyce Rain Anderson
Reviewed by Kassia Krzus-Shaw

Review: The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing: Scholarship and Applications, edited by Nicolas N. Behm, Sherry Rankins-Robertson, and Duane Roen
Reviewed by Carolyn A. Sockwell

Review: Rethinking Ethos: A Feminist Ecological Approach to Rhetoric, edited by Kathleen J. Ryan, Nancy Myers, and Rebecca Jones
Reviewed by Stacy Wilson


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