ComicCon Meets All Things English-y at SigmaCon

If you missed the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Convention in Louisville, KY, on March 29-April 1, then you also missed out on our newest event. Gone are the days of Friday night pool parties. This year, instead of swimsuits, … Continue reading

Simon Ortiz: Real Writing

Robert Durborow Student Advisor, 2014-2016 Pi Omega Chapter Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY My first impression of Simon Ortiz at the 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Annual Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, can be summed up in a single word: … Continue reading

Finding Home in the Borderlands

Alpha Tau Phi Chapter members

Amber M. Rose Far Western Region Associate Student Representative Vice President, Alpha Tau Phi Chapter University of Oregon, Eugene, OR Amber’s blog was selected 1st Place in the 2015 Convention Story Contest. Before the convention, I had never before traveled … Continue reading

Embracing Mistakes: Daniel Mendelsohn and Storytelling

Savannah, Georgia

2014 Convention Story by Amy Pollard Vice President, Kappa Upsilon Chapter Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, WA I traveled 3,000 miles to Savannah, Georgia . . . to learn that I’d made a mistake. It was Friday night. I’d just returned … Continue reading

Changing Currents in Savannah B

 2014 Convention Story Kathryn Baumgartner Alpha Kappa Omicron Chapter St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY Though rivers are known for moving in just one direction, they still need to be open to the ebb and flow of the tide, and … Continue reading

Embrace It

by Sara Labor Sigma Beta Chapter Chadron State College, Chadron, NE Sara’s blog was selected 2nd Place in the 2014 Convention Story Contest. I walk out of the tattoo parlor into the blinding sun and a warm breeze. Savannah air … Continue reading


Ellen Watts Public Relations Officer, Alpha Alpha Upsilon Chapter University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC Ellen’s blog was selected 1st Place in the 2014 Convention Story Contest.   “Definitely going to miss this view. See you soon, Savannah.” This … Continue reading

Sigma Tau Delta Is Accessible In Savannah, GA

by Timothy Leonard Midwestern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Timothy Leonard, the Midwestern Student Representative, and I have … Continue reading

Clowns in the Street: Sigma Tau Delta Convention in Portland, OR

by Victoria Gore Southern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA The phrase “Keep Portland Weird” is alive and well throughout downtown Portland. In just one city block you can see a variety of people, including business people, panhandlers … Continue reading

The Dream of Chaos and Old Night

by Bob “Chaos” Durborow Associate Student Representative Far Western Region Southern Utah University I began reading at the rather early age of three and started getting serious about it at five. I read Jules Verne and J.R.R. Tolkien at six … Continue reading