Emerald Coast Writers Inc.

About Emerald Coast Writers

We offer programs, workshops, awards, critique sessions, open mics and related activities for members and the public. Emerald Coast Writers 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

Emerald Coast Writers members are encouraged to send work to [email protected] for publication in ECW’s monthly newsletter, The Legend. Emerald Coast Writers also publishes the biennial anthology, Emerald Coast Review.

Logo Contest!

Logo Contest

West Florida Literary Federation is reimagining & rebranding as Emerald Coast Writers with a new logo. Submit your Logo design to our contest. The winning design wins a $350 cash award.

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Latest News

2021 Youth Poetry Contest Winners

2021 Youth Poetry Contest Winners

The winners and their poems in WFLF's 2021 Youth Poetry Contest have been posted

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The Legend

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The Legend

Emerald Coast Writers members publish their work and learn about other opportunities for publishing in the monthly newsletter, The Legend.
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West Florida Literary Federation

Our Vision

Emerald Coast Writers brings together writers and area residents who are interested in writing and the literary heritage of West Florida.

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.

Emerald Coast Writers thanks its generous “You: The Writer" Foo Foo Festival Partners:

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