• Testimonials

    I had rarely encountered such a friendly environment at a literature conference.
    Renata Goncalves Gomes
    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

WLA Conference 2019

54th WLA Conference

Estes Park, Colorado

The 2019 Conference will be co-hosted by Professors SueEllen Campbell (Colorado State University) and Alex Hunt (Texas A&M). More information to come as it becomes available.




  • 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.