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Conference Ad and Book Exhibit Information

WESTERN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
54th Annual Meeting

Estes Park, Colorado — September 18 – 21, 2019

Theme: Not Cloudy All Day: Climates of Change in the American West

Conference Venue: YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado

Each exhibit setup includes one 6′ draped table and 2 chairs. Exhibitors will also receive one complimentary conference registration for press staff.

Location: Chasm Lake

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibit Set-Up

Wednesday, after 3:00 pm

or Thursday, prior to 8:00 am

Exhibit Dismantle

Saturday, after 12:00 pm

BOOK EXHIBIT: US$250.00 for the first table, $150 for each additional table.

SHIPPING BOOKS:

YMCA / EPC
Attn: [your name]/Western Lit Assoc/Conf E58737
2515 Tunnel Rd
Estes Park, CO 80511
There is no charge for your packages being held.

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Publishers who wish to advertise in our conference program, please send a pdf file of each ad to nwitschi@westernlit.org and Sabine Barcatta at wlaoperations@gmail.com. Deadline: July 15, 2019.

All ads will be reproduced in black and white.

Program Ads:
Full-Page (7” x 9.5”) $300
Half-Page (3.5” x 9.5” [vertical] or 7.” x 4.5” [horizontal])
$175
Quarter-Page (3.5”w x 4.25”h)$100

For further information or to reserve space, please contact:

Nicolas S. Witschi, Executive Secretary
Western Literature Association
Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008
269.387.2571
nwitschi@westernlit.org

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