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Information for Authors

TESOL currently publishes two serial journals (TESOL Journal and TESOL Quarterly), teacher resource books, and a variety of interest-specific newsletters for members. As you explore this area, consider becoming a TESOL author to add your voice to the wealth of professional experience you will find in all TESOL publications. You do not need to be a TESOL member to write for TESOL publications. 

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Current Calls

TESOL's English Language Teacher Development Series: TESOL Press seeks authors for two new titles in its ELTD series, which is is a set of short resource books written in an accessible manner for all types of teachers of English. The series offers a theory-to-practice approach, a variety of practical methods, and time for reflections that allow teachers to interact with the materials presented. TESOL Press seeks proposals for books on the following topics:

    • Social-emotional learning (SEL) in English language teaching
    • English-medium instruction (EMI) for language teachers

Read the full call and submit by 30 September 2024.


Read author guidelines for submitting to TESOL Quarterly and TESOL Journal.

How to Get Published in a TESOL or Applied Linguistics Serial Publication (2017): A list of peer-reviewed serial publications in the field with submission and contact information compiled by the editors of TESOL Quarterly.



Please note that TESOL Press is not accepting proposals for series at this time.


Members are encouraged to submit features or resources for publication in TESOL Connections, the monthly e-newsletter of the association.

Members can also write for their interest section newsletters. For more information, please visit the TESOL Communities of Practice page for the interest section you would like to write for.

The TESOL Blog

The TESOL Blog provides readers with news, information, and updates on the latest research, effective classroom practices, and peer-to-peer advice on classroom technology, lesson plans, and other practical topics in the field of English language education.

Informed Consent Policy Statement and Release

TESOL expects authors of books or articles in our serial publications or contributors submitting chapters or units to any collective TESOL publication to adhere to ethical and legal standards for work with human subjects. Although TESOL is aware that such standards vary among institutions and countries, TESOL requires authors and contributors to meet, at a minimum, its Informed Consent Policy before submitting a manuscript for review.

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