WLA Membership Information

Membership rates and categories are as follows:

Category US Mailing address
outside of the
United States
Student membership $35 $60
Professional membership $40 $65
Dual membership (for couples/same address) $50 $75
Sponsors (name printed in journal) $75 $100
Patrons (name printed in journal) $100+ $125+

Memberships cannot be canceled, and no refunds will be issued. Shipping and handling is included in our dues structure. Members outside the United States pay more because of additional mailing costs.

Western American Literature is supplied to members of the Western Literature Association as part of their membership. Members also have access to an online membership directory.

Download and print our membform pdf and send it to us at Western Literature Association, PO Box 6815, Logan UT 84341.

or download and print our membership form (Word document) and send it to us at Western Literature Association, PO Box 6815, Logan UT 84341.

If you are going to send a check, please make it out to the amount listed in the category appropriate for you.

If you prefer to make a payment via PayPal, please use the PayPal button below. You do not need to have a PayPal account in order to make a payment, but please note that your payment is slightly higher than what is listed above because of credit card fees involved in this transaction.

Also please be sure to enter your mailing address for the journal in “shipping details” or “instructions to the merchant” if it is different from your PayPal shipping address. The same is true for your email. If you are a new member or a student member, please fill in the membership form (above) and email it to Sabine Barcatta as an attachment.If you have any questions regarding your membership, contact Sabine Barcatta.


Membership Categories



  • 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