About the Journal

Literacy in Composition Studies (LiCS) is a refereed open access online journal that sponsors activity at the nexus of literacy and composition studies. We publish long-form scholarly articles and short-form pieces including book reviews, interviews, symposium essays, and work in new and emerging genres.


Jamila M. Kareem’s article “Independent Black Institutions and Rhetorical Literacy Education: A Unique Voice of Color" has been selected for the Best of the Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2021.


Current Issue

Vol. 8 No. 2 (2021)

Special issue dedicated to the life and work of Brian V. Street. Guest edited by Antonio Byrd, Jordan Hayes, and Nicole Turnipseed

Published: 2021-01-31

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LiCS is published with financial and administrative support from Baylor University and High Point University. LiCS was founded with financial and administrative support from CSU San Bernardino.