• Testimonials

    I can't overstate the importance of WLA to my career. I felt so welcomed as a graduate student that WLA has become my intellectual home.
    Nancy Cook, 2007
    Taylor Award recipient 1988, repeat EC Member, WLA President 2011, and Treasurer since 2014

Contact Us

Western Literature Association (the org.)



Mailing address: WLA, PO Box 6815, Logan UT 84341


Executive Secretary: Nicolas Witschi, Executive Secretary, WLA, and Professor at Western Michigan University


Membership questions and general Information: Sabine Barcatta, Director of Operations


Questions regarding the 2020 conference should be addressed to WLA Presidents Rebecca Lush and Kerry Fine at wlaconference2020@westernlit.org.

 

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Western American Literature (the journal)



Editor: Tom Lynch, University of Nebraska—Lincoln


Mailing address:

Western American Literature
Center for Great Plains Studies
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1155 Q Street
Lincoln NE 68588-0214

  • Western Literature Association (WLA)

    Founded in 1965, the Western Literature Association (WLA) is a non-profit, scholarly association that promotes the study of the diverse literature and cultures of the North American West, past and present.

  • Western American Literature (WAL)

    (The Journal)

    Published by the Western Literature Association, Western American Literature is the leading journal in western American literary studies.

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    The Western Literature Association (WLA) is in solidarity with Black communities, after the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and the ongoing pattern of systemic racism and injustice that targets black and brown bodies. ...http://www.westernlit.org/black-lives-matter/