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



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Student Poets  Read Winning
"When I'm Alone. . ." Poems
for National Poetry Month
Winners of the 2016 were honored with a reading April 23 at Books A Million during National Poetry Month. They received cash and gift card prizes. In the fall, all winning students will receive a free copy of an anthology including their poems. To see names of winners  visit

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