2024 Western Literature Association Conference

When: October 2-5, 2024

Where: Tucson, Arizona at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort

We are thrilled to be participating in the 58th annual Western Literature Association conference right here in Tucson, Arizona, where we’ll have a fantastic selection of new and classic books on sale! This year’s theme is “Speculative Territorializations of New Western Literatures.”

2024 WLA President and University of Arizona Press author, Billy J. Stratton, writes about the conference that it “aims to inspire fresh intellectual and artistic engagement with a range of relevant texts, while extending ongoing experimentations in western literature and transcending the boundaries of literary genres and temporal contexts.” He also says that the theme of the conference “seeks to provide a fertile ground for playful intellectual inquiry, reflecting the vibrant enthusiasm for diverse and forward-thinking speculative futures and artistic forms, which are central to current discussions about the West and the direction of western literature, art, film, and popular culture.”

We look forward to meeting you at the conference! Be sure to stop by our booth to browse our wonderful collection of Southwest literature titles and meet our staff! If you’re a prospective author interested in meeting with an editor, find information for authors at this link.

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