English Resources

Literary Links

Academy of American Poets
Whether you're interested in submitting your own poetry, or just curious about American poets, both famous and infamous, this is the site for you.

"The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, references, and verse providing students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web free of charge" (according to bartleby.com)

The Victorian Web
Literature, History, and Culture in the Age of Victoria

The Postcolonial Web
Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English

Writing Assistance and Grammatical Information

Aylward-Dunn Learning Center
On Campus Writing Assistance at Rockhurst University

Index of Helpful Writing Handouts 
from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

How to Cite Sources in MLA, APA, Chicago Style Formats
from the Duke University Libraries

Resources for ESL Students 
from Reed College's Doyle Online Writing Lab

Common Errors in English
The aim of this site is to help students avoid low grades, lost opportunities for expression, and guilt about inappropriate use of the language.

Professional Organizations

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society 
If you are looking for scholarships or award opportunities, this site might interest you. Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. 

Modern Language Association
The Modern Language Association (MLA) promotes the study and teaching of language and literature.

Association of Departments of English
If you are thinking about graduate studies in English, the Association of Departments of English (ADE) is an association of departments of English, writing programs, and divisions of humanities.

National Council of Teachers of English 
Since 1911, the National Council of Teachers of English has been devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Check out this site for student membership.