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Chapter Merchandise Sales

Chapter Merchandise and Bookstore Sales (2019)

This coming spring, more than 600 English honor society members will gather at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA, to celebrate their love of language, literature, service, and culture.

Presentation Schedules

Wednesday, March 30

  • Register between 3:00 and 9:00 p.m.
  • Download the new Sigma Tau Delta Convention app (available to you in March 2022)—and use it as a resource throughout the convention . . . or even before you arrive.
  • Get acquainted with your Regent, Student Representatives, and other chapter members in your region and join fellow members at the Student Leadership Welcome Night Social.

Thursday, March 31

  • Register between 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Immerse yourself in all things Sigma Tau Delta in the Student Leadership or Chapter Advisor Workshops.
  • Attend paper and roundtable presentations by your peers.
  • Stop by Chapter Displays to view the activities of outstanding chapters.
  • Go to a reading with our featured speaker Richard Blanco, followed by a book signing open to all attendees.
  • Participate in the (Dry) T-shirt and Skit Competition and the Bad Poetry Contest. Cheer and jeer while your peers recreate humiliating childhood scenes, conjure up adolescent turmoil, and expose their wounded hearts!

Friday, April 1

  • Still need to register? The registration desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Listen to paper and roundtable presentations on topics both familiar and new throughout the day.
  • Visit Chapter Displays and shop for Society swag at Chapter and Sigma Tau Delta Merchandise Sales.
  • Attend the General Business Session and Regional Caucuses—chapters must choose a voting student delegate and send them to the General Business Meeting and to the Regional Caucus on Friday in order to receive the $200 voting delegate reimbursement ($400 for chapters outside the 48 contiguous states).
  • Alumni and soon-to-be graduates, attend the Alumni Epsilon Chapter meeting.
  • Go to a reading with our featured speaker and Common Reader author Nic Stone, followed by a book signing open to all attendees.
  • Alumni and faculty, mingle at the President’s Reception.
  • Applaud members whose works were published in the Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle at the Rectangle Reading.
  • Brush off your best poem or short fiction excerpt for Open Mic Night.

Saturday, April 2

  • Late arrivals, register between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
  • Challenge yourself to attend as many roundtables and paper sessions this last day as possible!
  • Shop for Society swag at Chapter and Sigma Tau Delta Merchandise Sales.
  • Discover who won Convention Awards, enjoy a catered banquet, and celebrate your and your peers’ success at the Convention Awards Luncheon, the capstone event for the 2022 Sigma Tau Delta Convention.

Sunday, April 3

If you decide to stay in Atlanta for an extra day, many tour options are available at Discover Atlanta.

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