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

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

YES! Weekly Internship Offers Clear Path for Success

Ask anyone I know what I want to do with my life and they’d say, “Write.” They’d be correct, but frankly there’s more to it. My junior year at High Point University brought me so many opportunities, but most importantly, … Continue reading

AuthorSHIP Project Grant: Encouraging Young Minds to Write!

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Phi Psi, Shippensburg University‘s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, was the 2015-2016 Sigma Tau Delta Project Grant recipient for their AuthorSHIP Project Grant contest, a Central Pennsylvania competition that encourages young writers in multiple writing styles. The three categories include … Continue reading

How to Write Creative Non-Fiction: An Introduction

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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 Scholarship Essay Winners—Part 1

Fall 2015 scholarship applicants reflected on the theme—Finding Home—for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention in Minneapolis. Application essays help judges determine scholarship awards but are also judged independently; authors of the best essays from the fall round receive … Continue reading

You’ve Submitted, You’ve Been Accepted, Now What?

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Shelly Romero Midwest Student Representative Alpha Epsilon Eta Chapter Stephens College, Columbia, MO Submitting to the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention is a daunting task. You spent weeks, months even, revising and editing a piece or two, perfecting it … Continue reading

Family Holiday Conversations on Why I Write

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Kelly Kramer Zeta Tau Chapter Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA It’s Thanksgiving. If I’m lucky, I’m being interviewed by well-meaning family members; if not, it’s my college roommate’s family. Regardless, when they hear I’m an English major, they want to know … Continue reading

Simon Ortiz: Real Writing

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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

What Do You Plan To Do With An English Degree?

Shelly Romero Midwestern Region Student Representative Alpha Epsilon Eta Chapter Stephens College, Columbia, MO One of the biggest questions English majors always face is, “What are you planning to do with that degree?” From family dinners to meeting new people, … Continue reading