FGCU Alert

The University Police Department is conducting a multi-agency training exercise with a simulator that portrays the sound of gunshots from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Biscayne Hall, part of FGCU’s South Village Residence Hall. Please avoid the area. This is not an emergency. If you have a concern, contact UPD dispatch at (239) 590-1900.


2023 Schedule

Friday, Nov. 3 in Academic Building 9 (The Water School)

6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Kyle Arrington and Allison Dieppa in Conversation: The Writer's Strike, Writing for Television, and the Effect of AI (AB9, Room 138)

Saturday, Nov. 4 in Cohen Student Union

Session 1: 9:00 a.m.-noon

  • Kyle Arrington: TV Writing Crash Course (Cohen 213)

  • John Dufresne: Flash! Writing the Very Short Story (Cohen 201)

  • Denise Duhamel: Laying the Foundation: Concrete Imagery in Poetry (Cohen 247)

Lunch (on your own): Noon-1:30 p.m.

Session 2: 1:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Andrea Askowitz and Allison Langer of Writing Class Radio: Telling Stories Out Loud (Cohen 213)

  • Lynne Barrett: Plot and Structure (Cohen 247)

  • Richard Blanco: Craft Deep Dive (Cohen 201)

Richard Blanco Keynote Address: 6-8 p.m. (Cohen ballroom)


Click below to register for the 2023 conference.