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    Publications, important professional connections, and new research interests and teaching ideas have grown from my participation in WLA.
    Jenny Emery-Davidson, 2008
    Taylor Award recipient 2000

Back Issues of WAL

Back issues of Western American Literature are available from fall 1997 (32.3) to the present (with some exceptions of issues out of print—see below). They may be ordered from the University of Nebraska Press: https://nebraskapressjournals.unl.edu/journal/western-american-literature/

Order by calling 402.472.8536, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Central Time. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted for phone orders.

Or mail your order to

University of Nebraska Press
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Lincoln, NE 68588-0630

Be sure to specify the issue you are ordering and include your complete mailing address and a phone number or an email address where you can be reached if there are any questions about your order. Orders must be accompanied by payment in the form of a check drawn on a US bank or credit card information (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express).

Back issue prices for issues from the most recent volumes:

for individuals: $16.00 plus shipping and handling
Institutions: $40.00 plus shipping and handling

Shipping and handling charges:

US addresses: $5 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy
Addresses outside the United States: $7 for the first copy and $3 for each additional copy

For older volumes, call the University of Nebraska Press (402.472.8536) to find out the price.

The following issues are out of print:

12.1 + 12.2
14.1 + 14.3
15.1 + 15.2 + 15.3 + 15.4
16.2 + 16.3
22.3 + 22.4
27.1 + 27.3

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