South Florida Writers Association (SFWA)

LAST UPDATED: November 02, 2018
Arts, Culture & Humanities
The South Florida Writers Association (SFWA) is a 501(C)3 non-profit educational and membership organization dedicated to the literary arts and support of writers in the community. Our mission is to establish and maintain a forum for fellowship, education and information among writers in South Florida; to encourage excellence and promote interest in literary achievements in the community. Our programs promote audience development for literary works, public education and information services, representation, community projects and advocacy for the literary arts. We provide tools for writers to succeed through our Mango Writers Conference, workshops, critique groups, writing contests, SFWA booth at the annual Miami Book Fair, BookFest at Pinecrest, public readings, Poetry Slam, and the Authors Showcase Series in collaboration with Books & Books, etc. SFWA publishes a monthly newsletter, Author’s Voice. We co-sponsor the annual Junior Orange Bowl Creative Writing Competition among 8th Graders in partnership with the Junior Orange Bowl Committee and Miami Dade County Public Schools, through cash prizes and judging to foster writing excellence among our youth. Our monthly meetings feature educational presentations about writing, publishing, marketing or award-winning or best-selling authors, agents or publishers, held every first Saturday,10:30 A.M.to 12:30 noon, at the Pinecrest Library located at 5835 SW 111 Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156. Meetings are free and open to the public.
P.O. Box 56-2652
Miami, FL 33256

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Programs

BOARD

Jonathan Rose
Director- Programs
Dorothy Rider
Secretary
Evelyn Benson
Treasurer
Jonathan Rose
Director - Program
Holly White
Director- Membership
Norma Chew
Director - Communications
Connie Goodman-Milone
Director- Community Relations
Teresa Bendana
Director - Publications
Ricki Dorn
Director- Conference

STAFF

Beverly melasi-Haag
President

Financials

This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.

ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET
$9,000