Poet Dan Albergotti to Appear at FSW

Feb 3, 2017

FEBRUARY 3, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Award-winning poet Dan Albergotti will hold a book signing and poetry reading at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Thomas Edison Campus in Fort Myers, 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Rush Auditorium, Building J. The event is free and open to the public.

Albergotti is the author of The Boatloads and Millennial Teeth as well as a limited-edition chapbook, The Use of the World. His poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Five Points, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and two editions of the Pushcart Prize, as well as other journals and anthologies. A graduate of the MFA program at UNC Greensboro and former poetry editor of The Greensboro Review, Albergotti is a professor of English at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina.

This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida (Section 286.25, Florida Statutes). It is coordinated by the Florida Literary Arts Coalition and FSW Writes, an FSW faculty group that plans writing events for FSW students, employees and the public.

Copies of the book are currently available for purchase at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus bookstore, and they will also be available for purchase during the event. 

For more information, contact Dr. Scott Ortolano at (239) 489-9472 or sortolano@fsw.edu.


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information.