Sigma Tau Delta publishes three annual publications: two literary journals, The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review, and a newsletter, The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter

Sigma Tau Delta Journals

The Sigma Tau Delta Review (founded in 2005) is an annual journal that publishes critical essays on literature, essays on rhetoric and composition, and essays devoted to pedagogical issues. Manuscripts should not exceed 3,000 words, but exceptions will be made for essays of stellar quality. Critical essays must follow the Modern Language Association style guidelines as defined in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (latest edition).

The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle (founded in 1931) is an annual journal that publishes literary non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Prose manuscripts should not exceed 2,500 words.

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Distribution of Journals

Each spring, chapters receive a shipment of Sigma Tau Delta's two literary journals, The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review. The journals are mailed to the Lead Chapter Sponsor for display purposes and sharing among members. Additional copies may be requested from Karen Larsen in the Central Office. Current and past issues may be viewed online.

International chapters receive three copies of Sigma Tau Delta journals; additional copies are available at current international shipping rates.

The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter

Published since 1971, The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter contains news of the international convention, regional conferences, international writing contests, new chapters, honor members, and local chapters. As of fall 2012, The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter  is an online newsletter. 

The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter Archive (Spring 2006 - Fall 2014)


WORDY by Nature, the official blog of Sigma Tau Delta, serves as a platform for in-depth conversation and exploration of ideas related to Society life. Written by Deltans, for Deltans, WORDY by Nature spotlights noteworthy activities and accomplishments by chapters and individual members, provides advice and insights from Sigma Tau Delta leadership, and offers each region an opportunity to showcase the unique literary landscape of their corner of the world. Sigma Tau Delta accepts submissions throughout the year from all membership categories (students, Sponsors, and alumni).

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