Review of Non-natives writing for Anglo-American journals: Challenges and urgent needs; Author: Katarzyna Hryniuk; Publisher: Warsaw University Press, 2019; ISBN: 978-83-235-3677-2; Pages: 172

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Danuta Gabryś-Barker

Abstract

I was looking forward to a publication of a scholarly text on academic writing and on the publishing process, which both have such an important impact on the professional experience of Polish scholars. The book by Katarzyna Hryniuk, entitled Non-Natives Writing for Anglo-American Journals: Challenges and Urgent Needs, fulfils this need. The monograph, 172 pages in length, includes an introductory section, six chapters, an appendix, an extensive list of references, topic and author indexes, and a short summary in Polish. It offers a fairly complete picture of issues in academic publication with a unique focus on Poland.

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Danuta Gabryś-Barker, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Danuta Gabryś-Barker is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Psycholinguistics at the University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, where she lectures in applied linguistics, second language acquisition and multilingualism. She has published several books, edited twenty volumes and authored approximately two hundred articles nationally as well as internationally. Professor Gabryś-Barker has been Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Multilingualism (Taylor & Francis/Routledge) since 2010 and the Co-founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition (University of Silesia Press) since 2015. She has been an active member of several scholarly associations, among them the International Association of Multilingualism since its foundation and the member of the Board from 2010 to 2018. She has also been the co-organizer of the International Conference on Foreign/Second Language Acquisition in Szczyrk, Poland (University of Silesia) for well over twenty years.

Contact details: University of Silesia, Institute of Linguistics, ul. Gen. Grota-Roweckiego 5, 41-205 Sosnowiec, Poland (danuta.gabrys-barker@us.edu.pl)

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