VII is a journal published by the Marion E. Wade Center in Wheaton, Illinois that is dedicated to publishing articles related to seven authors: Owen Barfield, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams. We encourage critical assessment of these writers' numerous and diverse works. VII is designed for both the general and specialized reader and offers special emphasis on the literary, philosophical, religious, and historical aspects of the authors and their writings.
Wheaton Writing publishes award-winning academic essays from First-Year Writing, the Jameson Critical Essay Content, and the E. Beatrice Batson Shakespeare Essay Contest.