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

McIntosh & Otis Internship: Preparation for a Dream Career

Lisa Bonvissuto 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Beta Delta Chapter Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI This summer, I interned at McIntosh & Otis, Inc. Literary Agency in New York City. I had been working remotely for McIntosh & … Continue reading

An Eye-Opening and Goal-Affirming Internship: My Time with Penn Press

Liz Hallgren 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Ro Theta Chapter Macalester College, St. Paul, MN This summer I had the opportunity to intern with Penn Press, the University of Pennsylvania’s scholarly publishing company. I always have … Continue reading

My Indie Summer Internship at Wise Ink

Abigail Tupa 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Rho Chi Chapter St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN According to the New York Times, 81 percent of Americans claim it is a dream of theirs to write a book, … Continue reading

How an Internship Shaped my Career

Since I was 15, I was convinced I wanted to go into editorial work. It seemed like the ideal existence: quietly working on a manuscript, polishing it into a final draft, and seeing the results of my labor on shelves … Continue reading

Abecedarians? Unite!

by Sarah Dangelantonio 2015 Convention Chair At this year’s convention, you’ll be hearing the term “Abecedarian” bandied about. What’s an Abecedarian, you may ask. Well, an Abecedarian, according to the OED, is a mid-17th century Late Latin term meaning “a … Continue reading

Spending Summer in an Igloo: My Editorial Internship with Penguin Random House

by Natalie Hallak Upsilon Omicron Chapter St. John’s University, Queens, NY Like many English majors, my idea of a perfect job is one where I get paid to read—and publishing is the best industry to make that happen (or so … Continue reading

Chapters: Get A Life

Does your chapter need guidance and inspiration create fun events, meaningful service activities, or successful fundraising? Sigma Tau Delta has rolled out exciting new changes to the Chapter Life section of our website in order to provide members and Chapter … Continue reading