The Department of English sponsors two periodicals.

  1. South Dakota Review, a quarterly journal, publishes both critical and creative work for a national audience.
  2. The Vermillion Literary Project produces an annual anthology of local fiction, poetry and artwork.

Graduate students contribute to and participate in editing both of these publications. Students interested in gaining writing experience outside an academic setting can enroll in the department's internship in writing. Enrollment enables them to receive credit for on-the-job experience in writing for businesses, news media and organizations in the region.