Add to your calendar!


The Other Words Conference


will be held


Oct 11-13, 2018


at the


University of Tampa.



Featured readers:

Frank X. Gasper and Jessica Anthony 


Faculty include

Jessica Anthony, fiction

Gerry LaFemina, poetry,

Pablo Cartaya, Young adult fiction

Bob Kunzinger, Non fiction



Florida Writers Circuit Update

Spring 2018 features May Yang and Nancy Chen Long!


2018-2019 Circuit will feature Wyn Cooper and Alicia Nutting!



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.

2014 Other Words Photo Gallery

Photos courtesy of Michael Macdonald.