Call for Blog Posts for the Rhet/Comp @ GSU Site

The Rhetoric and Composition program at Georgia State University is in the process of updating its website (! As part of our development, we are looking for undergraduate and graduate rhetoric and composition students to serve as guest authors of the program’s blog. We welcome original thought pieces, editorials, conference or event reviews, top ten lists, and research previews on various topics related to the rhetoric and composition field at large. This is a great opportunity to acquire a resume/CV line for a featured blog post.

Students may submit blog posts on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • teaching pedagogy
  • evaluation of currents trends in the field
  • rhetorical theory
  • synopsis of personal research projects
  • navigating undergraduate / graduate school
  • overview of department event
  • coverage of academic conferences
  • relevant community project
  • alumni feature
  • interview with faculty member or another student

Guest Blogging Requirements:

  • Succinct, well-written, and high-quality original articles related to trends, questions, and research pertinent to rhetoric and composition as a field. Content should be original, although previously published material may be re-posted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Authors should include a 2 – 3 sentence bio and an author photo with submission.
  • If post contains external media (photo, audio, video, etc.), please include the appropriate attribution/citation and a permanent link to the media artifact.
  • Blog posts should range between 250 – 500 words.
  • Editors of the GSU Rhet/Comp blog reserve the right to revise and adapt guest blog content as needed; however, we will be sure to work with you regarding any suggested changes or edits.

How to Submit:

  • Please email your pitch (2-3 sentences) or draft blog post to Dr. Ashley J. Holmes, Director of Rhetoric and Composition at GSU, at with the subject line “Rhet/Comp Blog Pitch,” and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Blog posts are accepted on a rolling basis. If your post is time-specific, please suggest when you’d ideally want your post published.


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