Visit a Critique Group

WFLF offers five weekly workshops in Room 212 of the Pensacola Cultural Center. Whether you write prose, poetry, essays, narratives, novels, short stories, memoirs or children’s books, you’ll find a place in one of our groups. Visit us and see if you’d like to become a member. Workshops

About Our Organization

West Florida Literary Federation brings together writers and area residents who are interested in writing and the literary heritage of West Florida. We offer programs, workshops, awards, critique sessions, open mics and related activities for members and the public. WFLF sponsors an annual student poetry writing contest, publishes an anthology biennually, and maintains the Dr. Francis P. Cassidy Literary Resource Center in Pensacola's Cultural Center. Read More

Open for a New York Poet
in "Writing Off the Wall" Pensacola Poetry Contest

Open with your poem at an evening of poetry readings with visiting New York poets Barbara Henning and Lewis Warsh if you win WFLF's poetry contest. Send your best poem in 12 pt. Times New Roman (no longer than 2 pages) by midnight Sept. 30 to westfloridaliteraryfederation 
Two winners!
Only one poem per poet accepted. No submission fee. Open to all contributors. Opportunity for publication in Emerald Coast Review.

Emerald Coast Review
Now Available

WFLF explores the relationship of the writer as an artist in this 18th volume of the Emerald Coast Review, edited by Regina Sakalorios Rogers. This biennial volume includes poetry, prose, art and photography.To see artists and writers included visit
Emerald Coast Review is available