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SPOTLIGHT

Step Into the SPOTLIGHT!

SPOTLIGHT is an exciting new annual online publication that seeks to shine a light on adult education learners, their experiences, and their learning through the creative process. 

View our first issue of SPOTLIGHT!

Latest News in SPOTLIGHT

May 2022 / ELA, ESOL, Instruction, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT, VALRC, Voices from the Field

Voices from the Field: Instructor & Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication & Writing into the Adult Education Classroom

VALRC is back with a new podcast, “Instructor and Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication and Writing into the Adult Education Classroom” which… Read More

April 2022 / Beginning Literacy, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT

Introducing The Voices of Virginia’s Adult Learners

The Inaugural Issue Hear the many voices of learners, both native-born and immigrant, putting their creative writing center stage. Read More

November 2021 / ELA, ESOL, GED®, HSE, Instruction, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT, VALRC

SPOTLIGHT – Logo Contest

Step Into the SPOTLIGHT!  What is SPOTLIGHT? SPOTLIGHT is an exciting new annual online publication that seeks… Read More

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How to submit to SPOTLIGHT

The team welcomes a variety of genres, including both fiction and nonfiction, poetry, and prose. Picture stories, illustrations, and other artistic works are also welcome. Writing should be 200-500 words (poetry and graphic stories may be shorter). More detailed information can be found in the Call for Submissions.

Submit Adult Learner Work

  • Max. file size: 64 MB.