• 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

Social Media

• Please follow us on Facebook!

The WLA hosts two FB sites: one general page for all who are interested in the WLA (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Western-Literature-Association/108512689178272) and one for graduate student members of the WLA (http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/WLAgrads/). The latter is a great way for graduate students to find roommates at the conference, ride shares, etc.

• The WLA has a very active blog site: https://westlit.wordpress.com. Get involved today!

• Follow the WLA on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/WesternAmerica1

  • 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.