St. Augustine Florida Chapter of the Florida Writers Association

About the Ancient City Chapter

Because the FWA motto is, "Writers helping writers" and because writers like Randy Cribbs felt a group to help other writers was a good idea, the Ancient City Chapter was born in 2006.

Upcoming Events

Kathyn Bain: The 'What If Game'

Join us Saturday, June 18, 10am at the Main Library, when the Ancient City Chapter of the Florida Writers Association welcomes Kathyn Bain.

Kathyrn Bain

Never worry about writer's block again! This fun, interactive workshop will help you with story ideas, plot holes and sagging middles. 

Come get the answers that will help fill in the gaps in your writing – no matter WHAT you are writing.

Conferences & Meetings

Resource for Writers Conferences & Meetings

Making plans for what conferences and meetings to attend?  We have them here.

Special Notes:

  • Royal Palm Literary Award competition for 2016 is CLOSED! Get started on NEXT YEAR'S entry! Finalists will be contacted shortly via email. 
  • Florida Writers Association Collection competition will announce the winning entries shortly! 
  • Ongoing webinars for FWA members. LINK:

Contact Us


The Florida Heritage Book Festival is seeking Executive Director candidates to shadow the current Executive Director through the 2016 event and be prepared to lead the organization in planning and implementing the 2017 festival.

"Writers helping writers"