• The Western Literature Association has proved to be an invaluable asset and I look forward to continuing to attend throughout my career.

    Jacqueline Harris
    PhD Candidate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Grads are warmly welcomed. The WLA is proud to be a “graduate-friendly” association, and the yearly meetings have a convivial, encouraging atmosphere where graduate students don’t have to worry about feeling out of place.

  • 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.

    Conference Proposals

  • Western American Literature (WAL)

    (The Journal)

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

    Article Submissions