Published each fall and spring semester, Line-by-Line: A Journal of Beginning Student Writing recognizes outstanding work created by students in the First- and Second-Year Writing Program at the University of Dayton. Submission is open to all students in ENG 100, ENG 114, ENG 198, ENG 200, ASI 110, or ASI 120.

Submissions are now being accepted for the Spring 2019 Issue.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1 (2018)


  • Barbara Farrelly Award for Best Writing of the Issue ($200 award): "The Bumpy Highway to Freedom: U.S. Reconstruction and the Freedmen's Bureau" by Jennifer Ann Sobnosky
  • Best Rhetorical Analysis ($100 award): "Claiming Your Life and Education" by Kelly E. Corkery
  • Best Literacy Narrative ($100 award): "A Literary Journey Back in Time" by Hannah K. Heil

ASI 110/120

ENG 100


Dr. Margaret M. Strain, Director of the Writing Program, Department of English
Associate editor
Lori Phillips-Young, Writing Program Coordinator, Department of English
Editorial board
Cassady Calder
Joe Craig
Jenna DeGruy
Hunter Egan
Kara Getrost
Lauren Gilliland
Abby Hines
Christina Klimo
Autumn Lala
Shane McDonough
Joan Plungis
Carrie Rogan
Katlin Sarantou
Emily Stainbrook
Heather Thurman
Steve Wilhoit