“Stories You’ll Never Forget”
Join the showcase of oral storytelling performances. We breath new life into this ancient art of one person sharing a story with another. Tellers tell their tantalizing tales. This is HUGE! Unforgettable! Captivating and fun! Sponsored by Storytellers of the Round Table. Emcee: Dr. Joel Ying
Fort Myers, Florida
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33919
Tickets: $20 non-members / $15 members
Box Office: (239) 939-2787
Featuring: Joel Ying, Mary Lou Williams, Rhonda Brazina, Tashahara Jallad, Christopher Pritchard, Lori Cornelius, Stephen Cavitt, Lisa Leonhardt, Marilyn Graham, Robin Schulte
PublisHER | Book Fair for Self-Published Women Authors
Date and Time
Sun, January 26, 2020
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Nautilus By Arlo
1825 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Including celebrity author Sandra Brown as luncheon keynote
Friday, February 14
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Florida State College, Betty P. Cook Nassau Center, The Bean Center
76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee, Florida 32097
Amelia Island Book Festival and the Florida Authors and Publishers Association are pleased to present once again a stellar lineup of professionals to inform both aspiring and accomplished writers about the craft and business of writing. Join us for a half day of learning, networking, and entertainment, and get your manuscript critiqued!
This year’s Writers Workshop features six programs divided into two tracks—The Writing Craft and Publishing/Marketing, with sessions running concurrently in each time slot. Each session (one hour and 15 minutes) will offer a dynamic speaker or panel of professionals, with tips, discussion, insider advice, and opportunities for questions and answers. You can mix and match between tracks to attend whichever session you prefer.
Writers Workshop Schedule:
7:30 – 8 am — Check-in/Registration
8 am — Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:15 am – 12:15 pm — Workshop Sessions
12:30 – 1:30 pm — Luncheon Keynote
Holiday Open Mic, Wednesday, December 18, 7:30
2200 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Please come and help us make the evening bright.
Sponsored by Southwest Florida Romance Writers
Bi-annual conference allowing writers to hone their craft and marketing skills
and network with industry professionals.
Enjoy nearby beaches & Florida sunshine
January 31 – February 1, 2020
Embassy Suites by Hilton
10450 Corkscrew Commons Dr,
Estero, FL 33928 (Naples / Ft Myers area)
The North Fort Myers Public Library with the Lee County Library System is holding a Local Author Day on February 29, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm. Authors will have a chance to promote and sell their books. This is an indoor event.
The event is free for both writers and the public. Space is limited and invites will be sent out to the authors selected to participate by February 4th.
February 29th from 1 to 3 pm. Author set up and meet in greet starts at 12 pm.
North Fort Myers Library
2001 N Tamiami Trail
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Join us in welcoming our local, independent authors. Have a chance to speak with the authors, purchase their latest books, and learn more about what inspires their work.
Deadline to submit application:
January 15, 2020
Two authors per table (6’ x 2’), 1 chair each.
The following survey acts as an application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DSCBZSX
The Spoken Word Open Mic
November 20, 2019, 7 p.m.
The Spoken Word Open Mic returns to the Sanibel BIG Arts Strauss Theatre, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957, Wednesday, November 20th.
After a very successful first season, the Strauss Theatre will open the doors and stage to the first Open Mic of the 2019-20 season. Sanibel and Southwest Florida poets and writers will perform their latest works. Members of the audience are invited to join them on stage by reading original works or a favorite poem or prose passage.
If you wish to participate, please come early and sign our reader list.
Doors open at 7:00 PM Admission $5 at door, cash only
For for info call Joe Pacheco, M.C. 472-1280