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

How to Graduate with Sigma Tau Delta Swag

Ahh, graduation. It’s hard to believe we survived late-night study sessions, coffee-induced comas, and library all-nighters. Our reward: the sweet satisfaction of finally saying goodbye to it all while waving hello to the future. Why not separate yourself with some … Continue reading

Open Unlimited Opportunities with a Summer Internship Stipend

Summer internships offer students a unique opportunity: to gain practical, hands-on experience in a field, while not detracting from school work during the fall and spring semesters. Furthermore, many internship positions lead to post-graduation employment opportunities. Even if the company … Continue reading

300 Poets and 90 Nonprofits: My Two-Summer Internship with the Poetry Center of Chicago

Thanks to the Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend, this summer I had the opportunity to finish a project I began last year as a Digital Archive Intern at the Poetry Center of Chicago, a not-for-profit organization. Since their founding … Continue reading

Hey, You! Graduate Student! Do You Want Some Scholarship Money?

Ah, graduate school—that magical time in your life when you devote so much of yourself to scholarship that rather than sleeping in your bed you tend to fall asleep on your keyboard instead (if, of course, your cat doesn’t get … Continue reading

7 Reasons You Should Apply for Sigma Tau Delta’s Journal Internship

I worked as one of two interns on Sigma Tau Delta’s journals, The Sigma Tau Delta Review and The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle from May 2016 through January 2017. It was an amazing opportunity that allowed me to practice the … Continue reading