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 2 (2021)

Full Issue

Front Matter

Bridging Research to Practice

Voices from the Region


Feedback as a Connector in Remote Learning Environments
Heather Rottermond and Laura Gabrion


“We Can Do This At Our School!” Place-based Education, Literacy, & Learning
Erica R. Hamilton, Janet Staal, and Jessica Vander Ark

Critical Issues

Book Reviews


Review of Furia
Lisa Nienkark



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