Welcome to WSFS

You have reached the Web site of the Western States Folklore Society (formerly California Folklore Society). Click on the buttons in the navigation panel at the left to explore our site:

  • About WSFS describes the organization
  • Membership tells you how to join the Society
  • Publications describes our journal, Western Folklore, and how to submit articles and reviews for publication
  • Meetings contains information about our Annual Meetings in April
  • Contact Us provides email and surface mail addresses

Western Folklore, Vol. 80, No. 3/4 now in production

Volume 80, Number 3/4 (Summer/Fall, 2021), the next issue of Western Folklore, is now in production. For a preview of the contents, click on the Forthcoming Issue button in the navigation panel.

Western Folklore, Vol. 80, No. 2 mailed to membership

Volume 80, Number 2 (Spring, 2021), the most recent issue of Western Folklore, was mailed on March 15, 2021; please allow three weeks for delivery (foreign mail may take up to two months). For a preview of the contents, refer to the Current Issue page. For the contents of previous issues, see the Previous Issues page.