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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 biannually, and maintains the Dr. Francis P. Cassidy Literary Resource Center in Pensacola's Cultural Center. Read More


Become a Member

Join your community of writers. We gather every third Tuesday for Open Mic in the Board Room, Second Floor, of the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson, in downtown Pensacola. Open Mic is free and visitors are welcome.  Learn More

Visit a WFLF Workshops
or Critique Group

WFLF offers five weekly workshops in Room 210 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.
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The Legend

WFLF members are encouraged to send work for publication in WFLF’s monthly newsletter The LegendGuidelines click here.

Students to read "One More Day" poems April 26, 2 p.m.
This year's Escambia County Student Poetry Contest has closed, according to director Susan Lewis. Winners will be announced after April 10. The twenty-four winners will read their poems to the public at Books A Million, 6235 North Davis, Pensacola, Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. First, second and third place winners receive cash prizes. Honorable mention winners receive gift cards. Winning poems are published by West Florida Literary Federation, and student poets are later honored at the book’s launch. Winners receive a complimentary copy of the book which includes their published poems.