It is perennially inspiring to belong to an association where levity and brilliant work go hand in hand.
Cheryll Glotfelty Associate Professor, English Department, University of Nevada Reno
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)
Published by the Western Literature Association, Western American Literature is the leading journal in western American literary studies. Article Submissions