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Renaissance Academy Presents Summer Writing Workshops

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University presents three summer writing workshops for aspiring writers to sharpen their skills, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., June 22, July 7 and July 8 at FGCU’s Naples Center located at 1010 Fifth Avenue South, in Naples.

The first workshop begins June 22 with "Writing Your Life Story & Memoirs." The four-part class is led by a published author who will help students get organized and begin writing.

On July 7, participants will read and discuss various poems by Garrison Keillor and others in "Survey of Selected Poems by Garrison Keillor."

"Creative Writing Workshop," presented July 8, will interest new and experienced writers of short stories, poems or novels.

Fees are $85 for Renaissance Academy members or $100 for non-members.

The Renaissance Academy is the University's and region's premier adult lifelong learning program providing single lectures, short courses, day trips, film series, computer classes, life enrichment, and travel abroad. Visit to browse the summer course descriptions and register safely and securely online using a credit card. For more information or a free flyer of course offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

Media representatives should contact the FGCU director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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