Writers Conference, Florida

Florida Gulf Coast University invites aspiring writers and other devotees of the written word to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, November 6-9, at BIG Arts and The Sanibel Island Public Library on Sanibel. Participants can now register for a variety of workshops, panels, lectures and readings presented by celebrated and experienced writers and teachers.

Wesley Stace, Richard Russo and Gary Louris headline the conference.

On Friday, November 7, Wes will perform songs from his latest album, “Self-Titled,” and from his catalogue of albums recorded as John Wesley Harding. Between songs he will read from his fourth novel, “Wonderkid.”

For a complete schedule, registration fees and other information, visit or contact Tom DeMarchi or call 239-590-7421.