Making “Almost Famous” Stories

Samantha Miller Student Advisor, 2016-2018 Alpha Epsilon Alpha Chapter The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ When I first read Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” in eighth grade, I was struck by one primary thought: I wanted to write like that … Continue reading

How to Write Creative Non-Fiction: An Introduction

Meghan Miller Student Representative, High Plains Region, 2015-2016 Zeta Psi Chapter University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO So, you want to write creative non-fiction without boring your readers to death by sounding like a textbook. You are not alone. Creative … Continue reading

2015 Convention Submissions Due October 27

by Sarah Dangelantonio 2015 Convention Chair Do I dare disturb the universe? Do I dare to eat a peach? Do I dare submit to the Sigma Tau Delta 2015 Convention? Of course you do! We are quickly approaching the submission … Continue reading

Announcing Our 2014 Common Reader

We the Animals by Justin Torres by Sidney Watson 2014 Convention Chair Make a wee bit of space in your summer reading list for our 2014 Common Reader, We the Animals by Justin Torres. At 144 pages, it will only … Continue reading

May eNews Now Available

The May eNews is now available and is jam packed with important information. In This eNews Issue Journal Submissions and Current Issues Chapter Annual Report Committee Opportunities for Sponsors Meet Your New Student Leaders The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter BWB … Continue reading

Hints for Successful Convention Submissions

by Gloria J. Hochstein, 2013 Convention Chair You want to submit a paper or creative work to the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta Convention? Great! Starting this year, you can submit only one work for consideration (unless the second one is … Continue reading

November eNews now online!

The November eNews came out last night, jam packed with important information. In This eNews Issue Scholarship Deadline Extended to Nov. 5 Award/Grant Deadline Extended to Nov. 12 Convention Submissions Due Nov. 12 Volunteer to Evaluate Convention Papers New BWB … Continue reading

Fall Newsletter and October eNews are now available!

The Fall 2012 edition of The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter is now available online. This bi-annual newsletter features a sleek, easy-to-navigate new design, and is jam-packed with articles about the convention, chapter activities, and the lives of English majors. Check … Continue reading

A Letter from NCTE About the Norman Mailer Writing Awards

Sigma Tau Delta Members: The application deadline for the 2012 Norman Mailer Writing Awards is this Monday, April 30, at Noon CDT. These awards, cosponsored by The Norman Mailer Center and the National Council of Teachers of English, offer cash … Continue reading

Southwestern Region Call for Papers

5th Annual University of Central Oklahoma Language and Linguistics Conference Edmond, Oklahoma Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012 Submission Deadline: Monday, September 3, 2012 Acceptance Notification: On or before Monday, September 17, 2012 Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2012 150 … Continue reading