Florida literary Organizations & events

Book fairs & festivals

online sellers of Florida books

literary organizations

literary magazines

Saw Palm - University of South Florida

Devoted exclusively to Florida fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, art, photography, and interviews with Florida artists.


The Southeast Review

Florida State University



University of Florida


The Florida Review

University of Central Florida


Fiction Fix

University of North Florida


Panhandler Magazine

University of West Florida


Gulf Stream

Florida International University



Florida Atlantic University

Tampa Review

University of Tampa


Apalachee Review

published in Tallahassee by Apalachee Press, a nonprofit corporation


Rollins College


Florida A&M University



E-Journal & Print, based in Tallahassee


La Fovea

Poetry e-journal, based in Tallahassee



University of Miami


Burrow Press Review

e-journal based in Orlando; has a publishing imprint as well

cultural/arts magazines

Florida-specific book reviews

literary awards

publishing houses

writer's associations

State Wide

The Florida Writers Association 

The Florida Outdoor Writers Association



The Writers' Network of South Florida

South Florida Writers Association

Tampa Writers Alliance 

Space Coast Writers' Guild

Pinellas Authors and Writers Organization


Mystery Writers of America , Florida Chapter
SCBWI Florida: Florida Chapter of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators 


For Romance Writers
Florida Romance Writers Association


Ancient City Romance Authors           St Augustine

Central Florida Romance Writers        Orlando

First Coast Romance Writers              Jacksonville

Florida Romance Writers, Inc.             Miami, Keys, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach

Southwest Florida Romance Writers   Naples, Ft. Myers

Space Coast Authors of Romance      Melbourne

Sunshine State Romance Authors      Homosassa

Volusia County Romance Writers        Lake Helen

Tampa Area Romance Authors           Tampa

Writer conferences


The Key West Literary Seminar

Fun in the Sun Conference: Presented by Florida Romance Writers, Inc



Florida Christian Writers Conference

Sleuthfest: Presented by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America



Florida Regional Conference:

Presented by the Florida Chapter of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators



Anhinga Writers' Studio 

(formerly the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing the Region Workshop)



Florida Outdoor Writers Association Conference

University of North Florida Writers Conference



Gulf Coast Writers Conference



Other Words: A Conference of Literary Magazines, Independent Publishers, and Writers: sponsored by the Florida Literary Arts Coalition

Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Florida Writers Association Conference

writing colonies

Creative writing mfa programs

Florida authors wiki

Florida Authors Wiki

  - a list of every Florida author

state cultural agencies

Florida Arts Hall of Fame


Florida Memory Project

Florida Department of State
Division of Library and Information Services