Why You Should Join Florida Writers Association


  • Win recognition; enter the prestigious Royal Palm Literary Awards contest.
  • Be recognized for "Member Book of the Month" or "Member Success of the Month."
  • 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.
  • Receive discounted advertising rates & free announcements in The Florida Writer magazine.
  • Enjoy networking online in our Facebook group.


  • Attend workshops, panels, and one-to one meetings with industry pros at our annual conference.
  • Learn online with free and low cost webinars.
  • Receive The Florida Writer magazine six times per year.
  • Hear from industry professionals in the Florida Writer Podcast.


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 Florida Writers Association Youth (FWAY) include: 

  • Eligibility to attend our annual Florida Writers Youth Summit
  • One free Royal Palm Literary Award entry
  • Monthly Zoom Writing Club with special guests, contests, professional tips, and more
  • Eligibility for FWAY Scholarship
Young Adult Membership (18 – 22)

$25/1 year