Tom DeMarchi, Director Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Reed Hall 242 Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd S Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565
Keynote Speaker: Ann Hood
Ann Hood is the author of fourteen novels, including the bestsellers The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer, and The Book That Matters Most; three memoirs, including Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, which was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 and a NYT Editors Choice; and a collection of short stories. Hood is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Spiritual Writing and a Best American Travel Writing Award. Her most recent book is a memoir, Morningstar: Growing Up with Books.