Call for Proposals and Book Fair Participation
Proposal ThemesThe theme can be a variety of topics: Fountains of Youth, Conquistadors and Missionaries, Robber Barons, Land Scams, Mosquitoes, Hurricanes, Hanging Chads, Spring Break, Retirement Villages—the Stuff of Life.
However we entertain all ideas—the conference includes panels and readings on a variety of topics, from a special tribute to Edmund Skellings, late poet laureate of Florida, to the nuts and bolts of writing and publishing.
Details and RegistrationClick here for details about registration, plus creative writing workshops, manuscript consultations and more.
Publishers and journals may sponsor readings by their authors—details to come on the FLAC/Other Words blog, Facebook page, and website.
Enter Your Proposal TodayPlease include:
Description (up to 500 words)
List of up to 4 participants with names, affiliation (for example, which university, museum, press, etc.) and complete contact information including e-mail addresses. Please indicate if you are conference sponsors or institutional members of the Florida Literary Arts Coalition when you submit. Indicate which participant will be the main contact; that person will hear from the conference by mid-summer. Please submit early: we regret that the number of available slots means only the most competitive proposals will be considered.
List any AV or other special requests for your panel.
Submit proposals to:
Welcome to the Florida Literary Arts Coalition, Florida's voice for independent literary magazines, publishers, & writers. Founded in 2004 by Anhinga Press, Fiction Collective 2, and the University of Tampa Press, the Florida Literary Arts Coalition is a nonprofit network of writers, teachers, editors, publishers, and sympathetic institutions collaborating to advance new writing and independent publishing throughout the state and region.
The Florida Literary Arts Coalition is also a founding co-sponsor of the Florida Book Awards.
Be sure to check NEWS for recent announcements and conference photos. And check out the FLAC News Blog for up-to-date news and comments, as well as a list of literary writers touring the state on our Florida Writers' Circuit. You can also visit FLAC on Facebook.