The Florida Writer, the official magazine of the Florida Writers Association (FWA), is published six times a year and includes articles by writing, publishing, and marketing professionals, as well as news about FWA events and programs.

Contributors have included Jane Friedman, veteran consultant to writers in the digital age and co-editor of Scratch magazine; Penny Sansevieri, founder of Author Marketing Experts, cutting edge book marketers; Anne Dalton, an attorney specializing in the creative arts; Vic DiGenti, award-winning author of the Windrusher series and Parker Francis penned Quint Mitchell Mysteries, and many more industry experts.

Subscription & Single Issues

A full-color PDF version of the magazine is automatically e-mailed to all members of the Florida Writers Association free of charge. Members can download past issues of The Florida Writer in the FWA Network.

Starting with the February 2018 issue, a grayscale print version will be available for a charge.

Place your order for an annual subscription or single issues by clicking the appropriate link:

Call for Submissions

We also feature the creative writing of our members and news of their writing-related accomplishments in the magazine. Detailed submission requirements appear in every issue and here:


Advertise in The Florida Writer

  • You don’t have to be a member to advertise, but members receive a discounted rate.
  • Need help to create an ad? We can put you in touch with a designer.
  • To reserve your ad or submit a query, contact the Editor, Mary Ann de Stefano.
  • Download our ad rates & specs below.


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