Orlando Literary Expo
Connect in-person with Orlando-area literary organizations. Learn what they do, the resources available to local writers, and how you can get more involved in our local literary community.
Registration is not required, but you can register to receive email and/or text reminders.
The Book Arts Guild of Central Florida is a community group open to book artists and book arts enthusiasts. We support one another’s creative practices through our shared interest in artists books.
Citrus Crime Writers (CCW) is the Central Florida chapter of Sisters in Crime, Inc., an international organization dedicated to the promotion of writers and readers of mystery, crime and suspense novels and advancing gender equality in the writing field and publishing industry
Every month, Loose Lips recruits 5 local authors, poets and/or comedians to read original work inspired by the headlines.
Orlando Area Poets is an official chapter of the Florida State Poets Association. We meet the third Thursday of every month for discussion and critique at Maitland Public Library.
Florida Writers Association (FWA) is a nonprofit serving writers of all genres and all levels. FWA provides a professional atmosphere, a vast networking system, and valuable tools to succeed in today's publishing industry.
Orlando Story Club is a live storytelling competition that takes place at CityArts Orlando. Every Orlando Story Club event has a theme.
Page 15 is a literacy and empowerment program that encourages youth of all abilities to discover their own voice and write their own future.
The Florida Review publishes exciting new work from around the world from writers both emerging and well known.
The mission of the Timucua Arts Foundation is to inspire you through engaging experiences of the arts.
The MFA in Creative Writing is a supportive and vibrant community for writers. Ours is a 2-year program (36 credits) with a creative thesis. Our award-winning faculty are dedicated to the growth of each writer in the program.
Science fiction & fantasy writers interested in diversity & development.
We are Writers of Central Florida or Thereabouts who meet a couple times a month to share our triumphs and struggles and to laugh and encourage each other. Our group is open to writers of all genres and styles.
The Kerouac Project supports writers through residency and other programs that seek to enrich the greater Orlando community.
NaNo Orlando is the Orlando region of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge to write 50,000 words in November. We support writers from Orange, Seminole, and parts of Osceola and Polk counties.
All questions and inquires should be directed to email@example.com.
Participating organizations must be presenting opportunities for writers to get involved with their activities. There are no author tables or book sales at this event.
There are a variety of parking options available downtown, including the city's parking garage across the street on Central Blvd. For more information about parking, please visit the City of Orlando's Transportation Department's Downtown Orlando Parking pages for details about garage and on-street parking locations, rates, and hours of operation.
Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for assistance by contacting us at least seven days prior to the event.