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.

FLAC is a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) and Writers' Conferences and Centers (WC&C).



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Find out about our conference that brings together hundreds of the region’s literary arts people and forms a regional coalition that promotes a mutual literary effort in as many ways as possible.