4 Steps toward Making a Smooth Transition to Sigma Tau Delta

It’s a wonderful feeling to be part of a close-knit Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD) chapter at community college. However, leaving that safe environment and transferring to university life can be daunting and scary. Although SKD membership is not automatically transferable … Continue reading

“So you want to teach?”: Non-Teaching Careers for English Majors

For many, summer vacation is a time for family. And, as with most family gatherings, the conversation is bound to eventually land on the inevitable question: “What are you going to do with that degree?” As a Communications major, I … Continue reading

Shakespeare CFP: The Journal of the Wooden O

The Journal of the Wooden O is seeking submissions for the 2017 edition of their Shakespearean journal. The rolling deadline for scholarly articles is October 16, 2017. Submissions on all Shakespearean topics are accepted from undergraduate and graduate students, as … Continue reading

Are Video Games Literature?

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the subject on the narratives of video games, and I thought I’d share some of my thoughts with my fellow literature-lovers. The study of video game narratives, in my humble opinion, … Continue reading

4 Ways Writing Unlocks the World

Writing opens the door to infinite opportunities. Keep reading to see how my experience with writing as a creative writing student, English instructor, and Sigma Tau Delta member has unlocked the world for me. 1. Sharing Cultural Perspectives From a … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Birdie: Opening the Path to Reconciliation

For the debut post in WORDY by Nature’s new Book Review blog series, Nadia Adam reviews Tracey Lindberg’s Canadian Aboriginal novel, Birdie. Birdie is the debut novel by Indigenous rights activist, and Canadian law professor, Dr. Tracey Lindberg. The novel … Continue reading

A Not So Competitive Publishing Culture

Have you ever thrown your hat into the publishing ring? If so, you probably have found publication to be a competitive and, at times, confusing process. With the mighty competition of most publication sources, it may be surprising that anyone … Continue reading

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

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Leaders!

At the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Convention in Louisville, KY, students from each of Sigma Tau Delta’s six regions elected Student Representatives (SR) and Associate Student Representatives (ASR) to serve their regions and represent the interests of students to … Continue reading

#Shakespeare400: Celebrating the Bard’s Quadricentennial

As a Sigma Tau Delta member, scholar of literature, theatre-goer, or user-of-the-internet, you may have heard that 2016 was the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. The Bard left us on April 23, 1616, after penning 37 plays and hundreds … Continue reading