• Testimonials

    WLA faculty are committed to graduate student mentorship and are eager to support student scholarship by offering valuable feedback and creating spaces for exchange and collaboration.
    Ho'esta Mo'e'hahne, 2018
    Scholar in Residence, Indigenous Nations Studies, Portland State University

Donations

The Western Literature Association is a non-profit organization that promotes scholarship and creative arts about the cultures of the North American West. Donations are tax-deductible—and much appreciated!

We are currently raising funds for the Louis Owens Awards.

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The WLA’s FEIN # is 87-6163435.

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  • 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.