Submissions Overview

Academic Submissions

Description and Link to Guidelines
Submissions Open
Submissions Due
Decision Date
Papers: Critical Essay or Creative Works Students, Alumni Sep 18, 2023 Oct 23, 2023 Dec 13, 2023
Roundtables Students, Alumni, Faculty Sep 18, 2023 Oct 23, 2023 Nov 15, 2023
Research in the Round (RITR) Students Sep 18, 2023 Oct 23, 2023 Nov 15, 2023

Maximum Number of Academic Submissions Allowed


Eligible students include: Sigma Tau Delta active members in good standing, Sigma Kappa Delta members, and Transfer Students as Provisional Members of Sigma Tau Delta.

Alumni MembersAlumni members are members of Sigma Tau Delta who have an undergraduate degree and are not currently pursuing an advanced degree in English or a related field at a school with an active Sigma Tau Delta chapter.

Faculty MembersRoundtables are the only type of presentation works faculty members may submit.

Submission Name

Due to software limitations, submitters cannot use pen names. Submitters must use the names associated with their membership.

Submission Link and Dates

Submission Link

The submission link will be posted here through October 23, 2023, 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT).

Please submit using a desktop computer or laptop.
Be sure to set up your account with an email address you will retain through April 30, 2024.

Hints for Successful Paper Submissions

Convention Registration

Everyone attending the convention, including presenters and roundtable participants, must register for the convention. Convention registration will open for an early birds and presenters on Wednesday, January 4, 2024.


Email convention staff at [email protected] with questions.