Western American Literature publishes literary criticism and interdisciplinary work with a literary focus. Manuscripts on any aspect of the literature of the American West are invited. We’re particularly interested in essays on multiculturalism and on the “New West.”
Except under unusual circumstances, WAL will not consider essays over 35 pages. Please do not submit an essay that is under consideration elsewhere.
Submissions should be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Please send one paper copy and one electronic copy as an attachment to Melody Graulich. Put your name on the first page only and veil any further references to your own work, if applicable, to assure anonymity with the readers.
Please use endnotes, not footnotes, for substantive notes. Your manuscript should follow MLA style and have a Works Cited list.
Also include your e-mail address so we can immediately acknowledge receipt of your submission.
Western American Literature
Utah State University
3200 Old Main Hill
Logan UT 84322-3200