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Sigma Tau Delta 2022 International Convention
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Welcome to the Submission Site for the 2022 Sigma Tau Delta Convention

Who is Eligible to Submit

Sigma Tau Delta student members

Sigma Kappa Delta student members

Alumni Epsilon Chapter members
(December 2021 graduates are eligible to submit as members of their current chapters. Sigma Tau Delta members no longer affiliated with a college or university chapter must be members of the Sigma Tau Delta Alumni Epsilon Chapter to present at the convention.)

Transfer Students as Provisional Members of Sigma Tau Delta

What Individuals Can Submit

one (1) of the following papers: original critical essay, creative non-fiction, poetry collection, OR original prose (short story, flash fiction, drama, or screenplay); and

one (1) additional paper submission on the Common Reader: Dear Martin, by Nic Stone; and/or

one (1) group proposal for a roundtable session.

Eligible members may submit only one paper for presentation. A second submission is only allowed if it is related to the Common Reader: Dear Martin.

For the submission process, the term “Papers” refers to all written works being submitted for presentation at the 2022 Convention, including critical essays, creative non-fiction, poetry, and fiction.

Applicants should submit only unpublished critical or creative works for consideration in a paper session.

Resubmitting Accepted 2020 Work

Presenters whose work was accepted for the 2020 Convention scheduled for Las Vegas are invited to resubmit the same piece for 2022. Works accepted for the 2022 Convention will be accepted again and evaluated by faculty as part of the paper award process. If you wish to resubmit your 2020 paper, please indicate in your submission form that this piece matches the 2020 title indicated below and has not been significantly revised. All submissions must still meet the word count requirement.

Submission Guidelines and Instructions

Convention Registration

Everyone attending the convention, including presenters and roundtable participants, must register for the convention. Convention registration will open for presenters on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

Convention Site Accommodation

Sigma Tau Delta makes every effort to accommodate those who have special needs relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Should you or anyone with you require special assistance, you will have the opportunity to attach a list of your requirements in your confirmation and registration forms.

Submission Questions

Email 2022 Convention staff at englishconvention@niu.edu.

2022 Convention Submission Login

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