The Michigan Reading Journal (MRJ) is the peer-reviewed journal of the Michigan Reading Association (MRA) and publishes issues in Fall, Winter, and Spring of each year. The journal serves literacy educators and literacy teacher educators of all levels with research and practitioner articles, as well as book reviews of professional texts and young adult literature. The journal also welcomes submissions of original poetry, short fiction, essays, and artwork.

Current Issue: Volume 53, Issue 1 (2020)

Full Issue

Front Matter

Bridging Research to Practice

Voices from the Region


I Wrote My Way Out
Sharon Murchie


Inquiry and Counter-Witnessing in COVID-19
Erica R. Hamilton, Deborah Vriend Van Duinen, and Gretchen Rumohr

Critical Issues


Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in Secondary Classrooms
Laura Gabrion, Michelle Renna, Megan Schrauben, and Jenelle Williams

Book Reviews



From the Editors…
Meghan Block, Carlin Borsheim-Black, and Troy Hicks