Why You Should Join Florida Writers Association


  • Win recognition; enter the prestigious Royal Palm Literary Awards contest.
  • Be appointed to a leadership role as a committee chair, writers group leader, or other volunteer.


  • Join a local Writers Group for discussions, critiques, and learning opportunities.
  • Meet authors, agents and other publishing industry professionals at conferences and events..
  • Sell you books in a virtual booth at the Florida Writers Book Expo or through our conference bookstore.
  • Network online in our exclusive member forums.
  • Discounted advertising rates & free announcements in The Florida Writer magazine.


  • Attend workshops, panels, and one-to one meetings with industry pros at the annual Florida Writers Conference. 
  • Learn online with free and low cost Florida Writers Academy webinars.
  • Receive The Florida Writer magazine six times per year.
  • Discounted editing service


  • Two free entries in contest to be published in the Florida Writers Collection
  • Join our team of bloggers.
  • Submit creative writing to The Florida Writer magazine. 

Membership Levels

General Membership
  • $59/1 year • $89/2 years •  $124/3 years
  • $49/1 year renewal before membership lapses
Lifetime Membership

$750 Lifetime

Additional benefits for lifetime members include a free quarter-page ad (or discount on larger sizes) in each issue of The Florida Writer magazine, and recognition on this website and in the magazine.

Youth Writers Membership (Ages 9 – 17)

$15/1 year

Additional benefits for youth members include: eligibility to attend our Annual Florida Youth Writers Conference; one free Royal Palm Literary Award entry; and monthly Zoom Writing Club with special guests, contests, professional tips, and more.

Young Adult Membership (18 – 22)

$25/1 year