Foo Foo & WFLF Offer "Writing on the Funny Side of Florida" Nov. 9 events include comedy readings, music, workshops

(PENSACOLA, Fla.)— West Florida Literary Federation will inject humor into this fall’s Pensacola Foo Foo Festival with "Writing on the Funny Side of Florida," featuring three Florida authors in workshops and readings November 9

The program will feature humor writing workshops from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pensacola Cultural Center (PCC) Board Room, 400 S. Jefferson St., and readings and book signings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Artel Gallery, 223 Palafox Place. The workshops are $15, inclusive. Readings/book signings are free.

Writers for the event are Craig Pittman, Tampa,  reporter and columnist for the Tampa Bay Times since 1989 and multiple journalistic award winner; Leanna Conley, Pensacola, comedienne, public speaker, illustrator, and novelist; and Erik Deckers, Orlando, professional writer and syndicated humor columnist for "Laughing Stalk."


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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 Writers Resource Center in Pensacola Cultural Center.

Publishing Opportunities

West Florida Literary Federation members are encouraged to send work to Andrea Walker, editor, for publication in WFLF’s monthly newsletter The Legend. WFLF also publishes the biennial anthology, Emerald Coast Review.

Our Mission

As an all-volunteer non-profit organization, we seek to promote and nurture literary talent in Northwest Florida through educational programs, writers' workshops, open forums, school poetry competitions, community programs, and publications.