Creative Writing Institute

The Creative Writing Institute will announce the 2015 schedule soon.


About the Creative Writing Institute

The institute will host a staff of critically acclaimed published authors (please check bios). Now with its new location at the Foosaner Art Museum, located in the heart of the Eau Gallie Art District next to the Indian River and just a causeway away from the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches, the Creative Writing Institute provides writers with a unique environment in which to create, study, and write among swaying palms and warm ocean breezes. classes and lectures.  

Registration Information

Online Registration is closed.  Registrants must be 18 years or older as some writing classes may deal with adult situations and subject matter.

Class Prices
  • $250--four day, two hour class
  • Special discounts may apply* (See information below)
Bonus Events with light refreshments served:   
  • coffee hour readings and lectures - mornings and afternoons 
  • open mic night

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Local Hotels 
All authors will be staying at the Crowne Plaza   

A block of specially priced rooms at the Crowne Plaza has been reserved for students as well. 


For registration assistance contact:
Email :
Telephone : 321-674-8082 or 321-674-7248

For more information contact:

  Dr. John Lavelle -

  Dr. Melissa Crofton -

All those who enroll in the Creative Writing Institute are encouraged to submit their work to Florida Tech's Art and Literature Magazine: Kaleidoscope. You can submit directly:

Campus Map:


*FIT staff, faculty, students, and senior citizens 62+ receive a 25% discount by using this special registration link.