• Testimonials

    I can't overstate the importance of WLA to my career. I felt so welcomed as a graduate student that WLA has become my intellectual home.
    Nancy Cook, 2007
    Taylor Award recipient 1988, repeat EC Member, WLA President 2011, and Treasurer since 2014

Conference Ad and Book Exhibit Information

Annual Meetings

Each exhibit setup includes one 6′ draped table and 2 chairs. Exhibitors will also receive one complimentary conference registration for press staff.

Location: TBA.

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Exhibit Set-Up

Wednesday, after 3:00 pm

or Thursday, prior to 8:00 am

Exhibit Dismantle

Saturday, after 12:00 pm


WLA FEE: US$300.00 for the first table, $150 for each additional table for the duration of the conference.

SHO-BAN RESERVATION FEE: $25 peddler’s fee per day (For your convenience, we will collect this fee on one invoice.)

OPTION: You may sign up for 2 days (Thursday, Friday) or 3 days (Thursday through noon on Saturday). Please let us know your preference.




If you wish to advertise in our conference program, please contact Sabine Barcatta at info@westernlit.org. Deadline for the finished pdf file: August 15, 2023.

All ads will be reproduced in black and white.

Program Ads:
Full-Page (7” x 9.5”) $350
Half-Page (3.5” x 9.5” [vertical] or 7.” x 4.5” [horizontal])
Quarter-Page (3.5”w x 4.25”h)$150

For further information or to reserve space, please contact:

Sabine Barcatta
Director of Operations

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