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Natural Awakenings Naples and Fort Myers

Learn and Participate at Storytelling Conference

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), in Fort Myers, hosts the FGCU Storytelling Conference, Storytelling as Healing: Creating Community, Transforming Lives, from June 21 to 23, at the Water School, featuring an opening event at 7 p.m. Friday, a series of workshops and performances on Saturday, and a storytelling circle starting at 10 a.m. Sunday.

This event, which celebrates and showcases storytelling as a performance, community and healing art, is produced by Dr. Joel Ying and Professor Lori Cornelius of the Department of Language and Literature and the Department of Integrated Studies, at the FGCU College of Arts and Sciences. 

Event sponsors include the Florida Storytelling Association and the Seidler Foundation.

Admission is free. Location: 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Academic Bldg. 9. For more information or to preregister (suggested), visit