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

WFLF & Foo Foo Partner
in "Writing Off the Wall"

WFLF is one of 22 community organiza- tions to receive grant funding for 2016’s Foo Foo Festival. In the "Writing Off the Wall" series, scheduled Nov. 10-13, WFLF will host events including evening poetry readings, workshops with noted American poets Barbara Henning and Lewis Warsh, brunch with the authors, book signings, and free pop-up poetry performances around town. To apply as a volunteer or poet performer, contact  For more information about Foo Foo visit Foo Foo Pensacola.

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