About the Festival Presenter
The Writers Alliance of Gainesville is a thriving group of individual authors who write in many diverse genres and subject areas. As a community, we are building relationships with each other to help us foster our love for literature and creative expression.
The Writers Alliance of Gainesville (WAG) promotes, encourages, and supports aspiring and experienced regional writers. This goal is accomplished via WAG monthly meetings, public readings, ongoing small critique groups, a marketing coalition, a literary review, writing contest, and collaborations with schools and civic organizations to foster creative expression through the written word.
WAG a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of more than 200 local writers.
Learn More about WAG in this Video
WAGs Participation in the Community
WAG annually sponsors a program called ArtSpeaks, which encourages young poets to develop and express their talents. The program is held at Gainesville’s historic Thomas Center and includes student poets from all Alachua County High Schools.
The WAG Speakers Bureau makes available members of WAG for presentations to local groups on a variety of topics.
Bacopa Literary Review, A Journal
Bacopa Literary Review is an annual international print journal published by the Writers Alliance of Gainesville.
The Hogtowne Quill is WAG’s blog, featuring articles on the craft of writing.
A bi-monthly publication featuring articles on writing, news about WAG members and events, and listings of upcoming literary contests and magazines that are accepting submissions.