THE ATRIUM: Calling All Narrative Writers!

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The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
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THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal! It is an engaging, unique, cross-disciplinary journal that seeks innovative, creative, and critical narrative essays (both personal and classroom-based), as well as general articles, classroom best practices, fiction and poetry. Research articles must demonstrate clear follow-through into practice in the classroom We also welcome limited book and website reviews and conference CFPs.

We do not accept previously-published material. Please do not submit sections of your thesis, dissertation, or any coursework papers! Show our readers the practical application of your great research and creative ideas! Material published has dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community. The Atrium invites and encourages academic discourse across the disciplines. Please limit your articles to 5,000 words. The Atrium is attracting an international following of academic readers, and we invite you to participate through the publication of your own best work.


To view our current and archived issues, to read the current submission guidelines, and to submit your work, please go to Questions as well as submissions may be addressed to Nancy Riecken, Managing Editor of The Atrium, at
The Atrium is a publication of the English and Communications Department and Department of Instructional Technology of Ivy Tech Community College's Northwest Region, and is the only academic journal of the college.