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 55, Issue 2 (2023)

Full Issue

Front Matter

Bridging Research to Practice

Voices from the Region

Critical Issues


Centering Community in Disciplinary Literacy Implementation: One District’s Story
Jenelle Williams, Stacie Angel, Jennifer Wilcox, and Angela Church

Book Reviews


Staying “Above the Fray” with Julia B. Lindsey’s Insights on Effective Reading Instruction
Troy Hicks, Emma Chappel, Kirstin Fish, Anne Hosking, Jill Johnston, Jodi Juergens, Georgianna Murray, Lindsay Picarski, Heidi Turchan, Meghan K. Block, and Chad Waldron



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