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Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Sanibel Island Writers Conference
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Tom DeMarchi, Director
Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Reed Hall 242
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565


Eleventh Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference
November 3-6, 2016
BIG ARTS & the Sanibel Island Public Library, Sanibel Island, FL

Sue Monk Kidd--Keynote Speaker
Photo by Carl Juste

Keynote Speaker: Sue Monk Kidd

Presenter lineup (so far):

Steve Almond / Laura Apperson / Andrea Askowitz /

Lynne Barrett / Sandra Beasley / Richard Blanco / 

Nickole Brown / Jim Daniels / Dean Davis / 

John Dufresne / Stephen Elliott / Gina Frangello /

Ben Greenman / Nathan Hill / Jessica Jacobs /

Joyce Maynard / Rhett Miller / Tom Piazza /  

Rob Roberge / Christopher Schelling / JL Stermer /

Darin Strauss / Thomas Swick / Jeffrey Thomson /

Karen Tolchin / Sarah Tomlinson / Nicole Tourtelot / 

Liza Wieland / Robert Wilder



The dates for this year's conference are November 3-6, 2016.

If you have any questions, please send them to Tom DeMarchi at or call 239-590-7421.

Looking forward to seeing you on the island in November!


Tom DeMarchi & the whole SIWC crew