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Outstanding Literary Arts Journal Award

Literary Arts Journals coordinated and supervised by Sigma Tau Delta chapters (even if they receive funding from other sources) are eligible for the Sigma Tau Delta Literary Arts Journal Award. Print and digital format


  1. The journal was produced during the previous (2021-2022) academic year.
  2. The journal was produced with involvement of Sigma Tau Delta chapter members in a varety of ways (submission, collection, selection, editing, and construction of the journal.)
  3. The journal follows the publication guidelines of the chapter's college or university.
  4. The journal contains a statement that clearly describes the involvement of the chapter in the production of the journal.
  5. First place recipients cannot apply the following year.

Application requirements

  • Complete the online application where you will be asked to upload a PDF of your journal.
  • If the journal is a print edition, please mail two printed copies of the journal to
    Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
    Attn: Central Office
    Northern Illinois University
    English Department
    DeKalb, IL 60115

Application Dates

Applications will be accepted October 10 - November 7, 2022. The AwardSpring web link will be posted here during the application dates.

Questions regarding the online submission process should be addressed to