Expressive Arts: Therapy, Consulting, Education
"Finding  Our  Way  Back  Home"

Please send any inquiries about the following programs/events to [email protected]

August 3, 2024 Saturday, Suzanne is honored to be the featured reader for the Hugh Ogden Day Rangeley, ME POC: Peg Yocom, [email protected]

June 6, 2024 specific day and time TBD Voices of Poetry at Forbes Library North Hampton, MA POC: Neil Silberblatt, Host [email protected] 

May 2024 Writing in Paros, Greece w/ Suzanne S. Rancourt 

March 23, & 30,  2024  10am - 3pm EST Suzanne is leading two 4 hour AWA writing workshops at the Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Rd., Galway, NY 12074.  For more info and to REGISTER

March 16, 2024, Saturday, Women Of Appalachia Project, (WOAP) Clarksburg, WV. Suzanne will be reading her work with other amazing women. 

February 24, 2024 Full Moon Word Weavers for Everyday People!  11am - 3pm Word Weaving for Everyday People. Facilitated by AWA Affiliate, Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804. All genres, and skill levels welcomed. Completely accessible venue. Contact Suzanne for details. 

February 21, 2024 Wednesday, Suzanne is one of the Women of Appalachia Project artists reading via Zoom. 

February 12, 2024 Monday Suzanne is the featured reader for the SUNY Adirondack  Writer's Project, 12:40 - 1:50pm EST in Dearlove Hall, Visual Arts Gallery.  SUNY ADK Campus, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury NY. This event is open to the public, free and completely accessible. For info on locations and more HERE

February 3, 2024  Dorn's Space, 2pm EST meet the artists in this up close Artist Salon where Rancourt share creative process through original songs, music, and poetry. "It's sitting around my kitchen table, we share, create, learn from each other." S. Rancourt.  Dorn's Space, Gloversville, NY

January 21, 2024 Writing the Land - Migrations and Home the elements of place - 5pm GMT; 12pm  EST - Zoom  Book Launch! Sign up HERE it's FREE! Suzanne is one of the contributing writers and will be reading.

January 20, 2024, 4-5:30pm EST Authors' Showcase Zoom Suzanne is one of the Authors reading at this Straw Dog Writers Gild event. To register HERE
January 10, 2024 Wednesday (snow date Thursday 1/ 11/2024) Suzanne, along with Tyler Barton, are the featured readers at the Downtown Artist Cellar, Malone, NY.  7 - 8:30 pm EST. followed by an Open Mic.

December 21, 2023 Book signing and reading w/ Suzanne S. Rancourt at Dan Wilcox's, 3rd Thursday poets, Albany Social Justice Center.   

December 6, 2023 Wednesday, Suzanne is a featured reader via Zoom Unsolicited Press 8:45 pm EST. To register click HERE

December 3, 2023 Sunday, Suzanne will be a featured reader at the Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA. For more info click  HERE

December 2, 2023 Saturday 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 Celebrating our 2 years writing at the UU space!  Editing, reviewing, and writing to new prompts inspired by French / Quebecois theme, writers, espresso, foods and more! Email or call Suzanne for more info!

November 18, 2023 Saturday, 2 - 4pm BOOK LAUNCH, reading, and signing w/ Suzanne S. Rancourt at Bookburgh Books, Champlain Mall, Plattsburgh, NY

November 17, 2023 Friday, 6:30 - 8pm Writing Workshop with Suzanne S. Rancourt, Keeseville Free Library, 1721 Front Street Keeseville, NY.  FREE and accessible to all. 

November 10, 2023 Friday, 7pm BOOK LAUNCH, reading, and signing:  Suzanne S. Rancourt, Carol Graser, Judith Prest and Mike Jurkovic!  The Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, NY

November 9, 2023 Thursday, BOOK LAUNCH, reading, and signing w/ Suzanne S. Rancourt at CAPS Green Kill Gallery, Kingston, NY POC: Mike Jurkovic

November 8, 2023 Wednesday, BOOK LAUNCH, reading, and signing w/ Suzanne S. Rancourt celebrate Songs of Archilochus, Unsolicited Press, at Northshire Books, Saratoga Springs, NY.  Click HERE

October 28, 2023 Saturday, 12 - 4:30pm Mocha Lisa's Caffe, Clifton Park, NY Join local Authors Suzanne S. Rancourt and Judith Prest in celebrating the release of their 4th books! Two different writers, books, and styles! Writing workshop: 12 - 2pm $35. (workshop attendees receive a 10% discount on food, merch, BOOKS); book signing, eat, shop: 2-3pm; Featured Authors read: 3-3:30pm; Open mic: 3:30 - 4:30pm. 

October 21, 2023 Saturday, 11am - 3pm EST Suzanne is leading a 4 hour Writing Workshop in her unique style at Arts at the Palace, 19 Utica Street, Hamilton, NY. Registration required.  There is a fee and scholarships. 

October 11, 2023 Wednesday, 7-8:30pm EST Suzanne is facilitating an AWA / Expressive Arts "writing workshop for everyone" at the Adirondack Center for Writing, Saranac Lake, NY.  To register and info about ACW click HERE   Facebook HERE

October 8, 2023 Sunday, 2-4pm EST BOOK RELEASE Suzanne is one of the featured readers at Poets at Large, 205 Roseland Rd., Woodstock, CT. FREE : ) POC: Karen Warinsky

October 7, 2023 Saturday 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 Email Suzanne to register, for info, and fee details.

September 30, 2023 Saturday, 11:30am EST Suzanne is the opening reader for Paul Richmond's, Human Error Publishing Spoken Word Stage, North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival, 60 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange, MA 01364 

September 23, 2023 Saturday 10:30 - 5pm Albany Book Festival NY Writers Institute FREE and open to the public, Ms. Rancourt will have a display in local Authors with her newest book: Songs of Archilochus, Unsolicited Press. 

August 26, 2023 Saturday 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 Email Suzanne to register, for info, and fee details. 

July 1, 2023 Saturday, 6-7pm Poetry reading Suzanne S. Rancourt and Robert Carr, Stone Broke Bread & Books, Gardiner, Maine FREE and Accessible to all!

June 29, 2023 Suzanne is the keynote speaker addressing Post Traumatic Growth, at the Maine Military & Community Network (MMCN) annual conference, Bangor, Maine. 

June 17, 2023 Saturday 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 Email Suzanne to register, for info, and fee details. 

June 13, 2023 Women Veterans Recognition Day Tuesday, 10 - 11:30am Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY featured Woman Veteran writer

May 22, 2023 Suzanne returns as guest writer and artist to Univ. MI NELP, Camp Kabeyun, Alton, NH.

May 20, 2023 Saturday 2pm EST Suzanne is one of the Featured Readers at Voices of Poetry event held at Forbes Library, 20 West Street, North Hampton, MA. POC: Neil Silberblatt, Host [email protected] 

April 29, 2023 Saturday 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 Email Suzanne to register, for info, and fee details. 

March 26, 2023 Sunday, 10-11:30am EST ZOOM. Suzanne will be one of several poets reading at Local: Poetry, Place, and Paper, a virtual poetry reading and fundraiser to support the Montague Reporter newspaper, Turner Falls, MA.  SUPPORT LOCAL NEWSPAPERS!  Click HERE to register!
Click HERE to donate. 

February 25, 2023 Saturday, 11am-3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt.  UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 download flyer HERE  Email Suzanne to register, for info and fee details.

December 10, 2022 Saturday, 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. Writing Workshop group led by Suzanne S. Rancourt, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY. In person event.
All levels of writers, genres, and people are welcome to attend. Email Suzanne for registration, information and fees. 

November 30, 2022, 6 - 9pm, featured reader at the Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA
For more info click HERE

November 16, 2022 noon - 1pm, featured presenter, inhouse staff, Stratton VA Hospital, Albany, NY

November 5, 2022, 1 - 4pm,  featured reader at the book launch, MAINE, Writing the Land Project.  Downeast Salmon Federation 187 Columbia Falls, Maine

October 22, 2022, Saturday, 11am - 3pm EST Loomers - Word Weaving for Everyday People. Writing Workshop group led by Suzanne S. Rancourt, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY. In person event.
All levels of writers, genres, and people are welcome to attend. Email Suzanne for registration information and fees. 

October 1 2022, Saturday, 12:30pm Suzanne is a reader at the Human Error Publishing spoken word event, North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival, 60 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange, MA 01364 

September 30, 2022, Friday, 7pm EST    Foothills Arts Council, Inc., presents Suzanne S. Rancourt as the featured reader, Dorn Space, 99 North Main Street, Gloversville, NY 12078 FREE admissions donations appreciated  Contact: [email protected] or 518.312.3322

September 17, 2022 Saturday, 10:30am - 5pm EST Suzanne will be selling and signing books.  Info about Loomers writing workshops also available. 

August 13, 2022 Saturday, 11am - 3pm EST Loomers: word weaving for everyday people Writing Workshop group led by Suzanne S. Rancourt, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY. In person event.

July 20, 2022 Wednesday, 8:30 - 9:30pm EST Zoom Ms. Rancourt is a featured reader w/ other Unsolicited Press Authors. 

June 18, 2022 Saturday, 11am - 3pm EST Loomers: word weaving for everyday people Writing Workshop group led by Suzanne S. Rancourt, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY. In person event.
All levels of writers, genres, and people are welcome to attend.  Email Suzanne for registration information and fees.

June 8, 2022  Wednesday, 6pm -7:30pm EST Veterans' Guitar Club, Saratoga County Peer Mentoring FREE to all Veterans. RSVP requested.  

June 4, 2022  Saturday, 9am - 4pm Stony Creek Free Library, NY,  featuring several local authors of all genres!  

May 22, 2022 Sunday, Artist Salon w/ Suzanne UMI's New England Literature Program, Camp Kabeyun, Alton, NH 

May 21, 2022 Saturday, 11am - 3pm Veterans Writing Workshop Saratoga County Peer Mentoring, Doubleday Ave, Ballston Spa, NY  led by P2P Mentor, Suzanne S. Rancourt.

April 13, 2022 Wednesday 6pm EST Stony Creek Free Library, Stony Creek, NY Meet the Author, Suzanne S. Rancourt reading and more.

March 30, 2022 Wednesday, 6pm -7:30pm EST Veterans' Guitar Club, Saratoga County Peer Mentoring FREE to all Veterans. 

March 26, 2022 Suzanne S. Rancourt w/ fellow writers, reading at Voices of Poetry event, Tompkins Square Library, NYC 2pm.  POC: Neil Silberblatt

March 25, 2022 Suzanne S. Rancourt reading at AWP w/ fellow Unsolicited Press Authors.  Stage 1, 3:15pm EST. 

March 25, 2022 Friday, Book signing at AWP noon-1pm booth 442

March 24, 2022 Thursday, Book signing at AWP 4-5pm Unsolicited Press Table 1354

March 19, 2022 Saturday, 11am - 3pm Loomers: word weaving for everyday people Writing Workshop group led by Suzanne S. Rancourt 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY. In person event. With masks.

March 16, 2022 Wednesday, 7 pm EST, Suzanne is offering a short Plant Identification presentation sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Saratoga Springs Public Library.  

January 29, 2022 Stories That Keep Telling - Writing Workshop facilitated by Suzanne S. Rancourt. 11am - 3pm UU Church, 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 download flyer HERE Space limited for safety.  Please register early. 

January 19, 2022, Wednesday, 7 - 8:30pm Zoom. For more info: Straw Dog Writers Guild Author Showcase.  Suzanne is one of the guest Authors reading from books published in 2020 & 2021.  To register click HERE

January 9 - 15, 2022 Suzanne is guest faculty at the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program - Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA. She is leading a 2 hour craft class and will be reading with other faculty. 

January 5, 2022 Wednesday, 7pm Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY Featured Poet for Poetry Night.  Live event AND Live Stream

December 4, 2021 Saturday, 1 - 5pm Suzanne is leading a writing workshop for all skill levels and genres at 21 Weeks Rd., Queensbury, NY.  Click HERE to  download pdf flyer with details. 

December 3, 2021  Friday, 6:30 pm Zoom Suzanne is the featured reader at Mike Jurkovic's CAPS

October 3, 2021 Suzanne is one of Nature Culture's Writing the Land poets reading at this book launch Zoom event. To learn more about Nature Culture and Writing the Land projects click here or here.  Click here to register for the event.

October 2, 2021 Suzanne is leading an AWA professional development workshop: Land Acknowledgement, AWA and being human. 

Elk River Writers Workshop August 15 - 20, 2021 Pray, MT

August 23, 2021 5pm PST / 8pm EST via Zoom. Suzanne is one of three Terrain Authors.  Register HERE

July 30, 2021 7pm EST The Brooklyn Review #36 Launch Reading.  Zoom link info HERE

May 25, 2021 Tuesday, 5 - 6:30pm EST  Northern New England Review #41 Launch - Contributors reading.  RSVP  HERE to be get your Zoom link. Suzanne will be reading. 

May 12, 2021 Wednesday, 7:00 pm Zoom Suzanne is the featured reader and leading a creative works discussion River Heron Review  POC: Robbin Farr

May 6, 2021 Thursday, 8 pm EST Zoom.  VCFA Alumnx featured Reader. More info to follow! Register HERE 

May 2, 2021 Sunday, Book Release - Old Stones, New Roads -  Suzanne is the Featured reader Writers Read / Hilltowns Straw Dog Writers' Guild POC: Jane Roy Brown [email protected]

April 24, 2021 Saturday, Noon - 2pm Poetry on the Patio LIVE event!  The Schenectady Trading Company, 609 Union St., Schenectady NY.  Wear a mask and bring a chair! Suzanne is one of 8 poets
reading. For more info click HERE or HERE

April 23, 2021 Friday, 6:30 pm EST Zoom Featured reading and discussion with fellow Unsolicited Press Authors.  Register HERE!

April 13, 2021 Tuesday, 6:00 pm Book Release Zoom Reading - Old Stones, New Roads - Northshire Books Saratoga POC: Rachel Person 

February 21, 2021 Sunday, 6pm EST, [4pm Mountain Time] Suzanne S. Rancourt joins other Harpy Hybrid Review contributors issue #3 reading. An international lineup, REGISTER HERE.

January 21, 2021 Thursday 7:00 pm Calling All Poets Series 

Dec 5, 2020 Saturday,   Zoom Straw Dog Writers Guild Suzanne is leading a writing workshop:  Artist as Witness. Preregister w/ Straw Dog Writers Guild

Nov 4, 2020, Wednesday, 7 pm  Caffe Lena's Suzanne is a featured reader with Jay Rogoff and Mike Jurkovic Live Stream event.    

Sept 11, 18 and 20, 2020 Evolution: Veteran Writer to Confident Artist Click here for flyer and registration information.  FREE to Veterans and family members.  Funded in part by Poets & Writers, NYSCA, and Support Our Troops / Arts4Vets, Am. Legion Zaloga Post #1520

May 3, 2020 2 pm, Suzanne Rancourt, Cheryl Savageau, and Celia Bland - Guest Readers at Voices of Poetry, Barnstable Municipal Airport, Hyannis, MA  POC: Neil Silberblatt [email protected] COVID cancellation.

April 29, 2020 6:30 pm CANCELLED AWAITING TO BE RESCHEDULED Guest Poet - reading and discussion. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY FREE and ACCESSIBLE to all. POC: Karen Tinney, [email protected]  518.792.6508 ext 261

April 24, 2020 6:00 pm Outliers Poetry Suzanne S. Rancourt Featured Reader joined by a diverse group of Capital Region writers hosted by Carol Durant. Opalka Gallery Sage College of Albany, NY
140 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208  This event is FREE and ACCESSIBLE to all.  CANCELLED due to the COVID pandemic, and rightly so.  : ( 

February 8, 2020 7 pm Guest Reader at the Volume Reading Series, Hudson, NY.  For more info on location etc. explore these links:       or

February 2, 2020 2 - 4 pm. Featured Reader at the Straw Dog Writers Guild, Belding Memorial Library, 344 Main St., Ashfield, MA POC: Jane Roy Brown [email protected] 

BigCityLit Anniversary and Launch Party January 19, 2020 4:30 - 6:30 pm Ms. Rancourt is a guest reader.  The Bitter End, 147 Bleeker St., NYC $5. donation. 

November 22 - 24, 2019 Veterans Writing Program Initiative, Amherst Writers & Artists, The Carey Institute, Rensselaerville, NY

November 20, 2019 Suzanne S. Rancourt and Cheryl Savageau, Featured Readers at University of Mass., Lowell, MA 4 pm  POC: Francine Coston, [email protected] T: 978-934-5532  
University Crossing, Suite 366,220 Pawtucket Street, Suite #366, Lowell, MA 01854-3093 

November 15 - 17, 2019 Songwriting With Soldiers, The Carey Institute, Rensellaerville, NY

November 10, 2019 2 pm  Featured Reader at Bookburgh Books, Plattsburgh, NY 

November 1-3, 2019 Teaching Reiki at PRCC, Maine

October 20, 2019 Ms. Rancourt is the special guest at the Outliers Poetry Brunch, Eden Cafe, 269 Osborne Rd. #3, Loudonville, NY 12211 Free and Open to the public. Poetry reading and book sales by local writers.  Ms. Rancourt's new books will also be available.  Please register via Eden Cafe's Eventbrite link.  POC:  Carol Durant, 518.229.2770

October 17, 2019 7 pm Ms. Rancourt and Rage Hezekiah reading at Battenkill Books, Cambridge, NY 

October ?, 2019  Bear Pond Books, Montpelier, VT.  Tommy Orange, Suzanne Rancourt and Celia Bland - Native Voices Reading 7 - 8 pm.  [VCFA and Bear Pond Books cancelled this event.]

September 26, 2019 Ms. Rancourt is a guest reader with Irene Willis and Rage Hezekiah The Book Loft, 33 Railroad St., Great Barrington, MA.

September 4, 2019 Ms. Rancourt is the featured reader at Caffe Lena's Saratoga Springs, NY 7 pm

August 25, 2019 AWA Writing workshop, Ballston Spa, NY 

August 16, 2019  Featured Reader at Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Dr., Sleepy Hollow, NY 7:30 pm POC: Bill Buschel. 

August 6, 2019 Voices of Poetry- Off the Wall, 6 pm. Tao Water Art Gallery, 1989 Main St., West Barnstable, MA 508.375.0428 more info HERE.

June 6, 2019 Ms. Rancourt is reading from her newest release, murmurs at the gatePhoenix Books Burlington, VT, 6 pm requested donation all donations go to the Vermont Food Bank.

May 31, 2019  Ms. Rancourt is the featured reader at murmurs at the gate book launch event.  Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 pm

May 3, 2019 Ms. Rancourt will be the Featured Reader at a Night of Poetry, Electric City Barn, Schenectady, NY 7 pm  POC. Caroline Bardwell,  [email protected] 

April 15, 2019 Featured Reader at “Words and Images of Post-Traumatic Resilience,” 6:30 pm 
Eastern Kentucky University,(New Science Building) Richmond, KY  
POC: Dr. Lisa Day 859.622.7235  more info to come.

April 13, 2019 Women of Appalachia Project, Berea College Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, 205 North Main St., Berea, KY 1 - 3 pm

April 6, 2019 Lesley University, Cambridge, MA Our Voices Day of Learning with Indigenous Authors, Educators, and Artists. 10AM-6PM. The location of the event is Lesley University: University Hall 1815 Massachusetts Avenue - Cambridge MA, 02140 FREE and OPEN to the public. Register HERE
Ms. Rancourt will present: The Tools We Carry Within.  

March 27, 2019  Ms. Rancourt is the featured reader at the Troy Poetry Mission, Troy, NY 7:30 pm

February 28 - March 3, 2019 IEATA, Berkeley, CA.  RISE UP: the evolution and revolution of expressive arts  Ms. Rancourt's presentation: Honoring Voice from the Din of Trauma.

Dec 2, 2018 - Patricia Lee Stotter reads Ms. Rancourt's poem, "Cleaning Drawers," at Poetry First Sundays - The Forage Space Art Gallery, 114 Main St, Narrowsburgh, NY 12764

November 27, 2018, Voices of Poetry, Sturgis Library, Barnstable, MA 6 p.m. Free admission

November 11, 2018 Veterans and Community Day, 12 noon - 5 p.m.  Bright Hill Press and Literary Center.  Ms. Rancourt is presenting an Artist Salon.  Free Admission. 

November 9, 2018  Warrior Songs vol. 2 cd release, Madison, WI. 

November 3 - 23, 2018 Veteran Art Exhibit, Artspace Patchogue, 20 Terry St., Patchogue, NY 11772
POC: Dave Rogers 631-838-8944

October 6, 2018 Women of Appalachia Project, Morgantown, WV 

August 10 - 12, 2018 Songwriting With Soldiers, The Carey Institute,  Rensellaerville, NY

May 2, 2018, Wednesday, Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program HOOT Series poetry reading.  7 p.m.
Ms. Rancourt will read from Billboard in the Clouds, and her forthcoming book, murmurs at the gate.
Books will be for purchase and signing.

April 29, 2018 Sunday:  16th Annual Hadley Maple in April Festival, 1 p.m. singing original music, North performance tent.

March  26 - 28, 2018 Veterans in Society Conference, Roanoke, Virginia 

November 17, 2017 Working with Veterans and Active-Duty Military through the Arts, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Ms. Rancourt teams up with Keganin No Senshi to present “Kinesthetic Roots, Kinesthetic Treatment: Aikido for Veterans”
Ms. Rancourt's workshop abstract.  Registration and directions link.

Novemeber 11, 2017 Veterans and Communities Day, Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, Treadwell, NY  Noon - 5 p.m. FREE Click HERE for authors, presenters, schedule

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association Bi-annual conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba. October 5, 6, 7, 8,  2017. Suzanne is hosting an Artist Salon, and two workshops: Multi Modal Post Traumatic Growth: Making the Tree Whole Again,  and Aikido: A Holistic Approach to Trauma Recovery.

Songwriting with Soldiers, The Carey Institute, Rensellaerville, NY September 14- 17, 2017
Expressive Writing.

Moral Injury and Collective HealingAn Advanced Training Seminar, Princeton, NJ September 10, 11, 12, 13, 2017 

Online Writing Group for AWA-trained Leaders:  August 5, 2017, 1 - 4 pm EST.  To register and for more info click HERE

Photography Exhibit OPENING Saturday, May 6, 2017.  Ms. Rancourt will also be performing her original music.  115 South Ferry St., Schenectady, NY  (more info to come.)

AWA Writing Workshop Series Continues:  Two Sunday workshops of 2.5 hours of AWA method writing! March 26, and April 2, 2017 1.3:30 pm. For more info and to register:

AWA Writing Workshop Series:  Sunday, Feb 12 - Mar 5, 2017 1- 3 pm Click  HERE for printable flyer.

December 16, 2016 Univ. of Maine, Hutchinson Center Veterans' Art Show.  80 Belmont Ave, Belfast, ME 04915 Contact: (207)338-8000  Ms. Rancourt will be a guest reader at the opening reception. FREE to the public.  Exhibit concludes March 10, 2017. 

November 12, 2016 Bright Hill Literary Center of the Catskills First Annual Veterans and Communities Day, Treadwell, NY FREE and open to the public.  Writing workshops and readings. 11:30 am - 5:30 pm.  Click HERE for featured writers and event specifics. 

October 21, 22, 23, 2016 Songwriting With Soldiers
The Carey Institute for Global Good, Rensselaerville, NY.

October 7, 2016 Artist Salon at Moon & River Café, 115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady, NY 7 - 9 pm 

Sept. 10, 2016  Artist Salon at Moon & River Cafe, 115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady, NY 7 - 9 pm 
Click HERE for printable flyer.

May 14 - 17, 2015 MEA's second symposium at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. We hope that our second national event can help even more veterans, create an even larger community, and provide access to an ever growing range of creative opportunities. Ms. Rancourt will be one of the workshop leaders.

May 2, 3, 2015. Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) Conference Willits-Hallowell Conference Center on the Mt. Holyoke College Campus in South Hadley, MA.  Ms. Rancourt is co-presenting / facilitating a workshop addressing veterans and expressive writing. 

April 26, 2015.  Writing Through the Crazy Times:  four hours, two sessions, one day of writing facilitated by Suzanne Rancourt. 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm. All are welcome to this co-ed writing and Yoga Nidra experience. Using the AWA and Expressive Arts methods, participants discover writing strategies, techniques, and change via the creative experience. Some supplies provided.  Writing workshop is FREE and funded in part by Poets & Writers, and NY State Council on the Arts. 
For more info, email or call.

April 19, 2015. 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm,   Writing Workshop for Women Veterans, and Friends, Family, and supporters of. All eras of Women Veterans welcomed.  (This writing day is for women only w/ a co-ed writing workshop scheduled for the following Sunday.)  Using the Amherst Writers & Artists writing method, enriched with Suzanne Rancourt's experience, a safe space and user friendly writing experience is provided. Suzanne's workshops are NOT psychotherapy : )  This workshop is FREE and funded in part by Poets & Writers, and NY State Council on the Arts. For more info, email or call.

October 26, 2014. Plattsburgh, NY. Ms. Rancourt will be facilitating AWA style writing workshops (1:30 - 6 pm.)  This workshop is FREE to the public. Registration info to follow. 

October 25, 2014. Plattsburgh, NY, Artist's Salon with Ms. Rancourt a.k.a. Suzy Blue Flame 
​will be read, and perform original work (6 - 7 pm.)   

October 11, 12, 13, 2014.  Drum Making intensive: Traditional Ways for Contemporary Living. Lead by Ms. Rancourt. Pre-registration is required.  Location: At Ms. Rancourt's mountain retreat.

September 13, 2014. Camp Little Notch, Ft. Ann, NY. Ms. Rancourt is leading an AWA style, Day Long Expressive Writing Retreat.  Open to all genres. 

July 19 , 2014  Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY Northwoods Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Walk.  Meet at Wilson Chapel.  10 - 11:30 am.  Free and open to the public.

June 6, 7, 8, 2014. Camp Little Notch Women's Retreat.  Ms. Rancourt will be facilitating a writing group and expressive body movement. 

May 10, 2014. Saturday, 1 - 4/5pm Bangor MAINE.  

Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ms. Rancourt takes to the floor performing as singer/songwriter, an evening of poetry, song, and recollections.  Arthur's Mkt., Schenectady, NY 7 - 9 pm.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  Drumming for Joy, 35 N. Ferry St., Schenectady, NY. Arthur's Mkt., 7 - 9 pm

Tuesday, April 15, 2014: Creative Arts Therapies Conference 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Academy of the Holy Names, 1075 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York.  
1. The Neuroscience of Feeling Good - How and Why Creative Arts Therapies Work 
Who we are as human beings often defines us as practitioners; who we are as practitioners often dictates the methods we are inclined to employ. The Neuroscience of Feeling Good – How and Why Creative Arts 
Audience: All – student, entry professional, advanced professional and general 
Presenter: Suzanne Rancourt, CASAC-T, MS, MFA, CAGS, AWA, Employing strengths based models, Ms. Rancourt leads participants through the experiential world of Creative/Expressive Arts. 

Friday, April 4, 2014: Suzanne Rancourt is a guest presenter at the Georgia Women Veterans Conference in conjunction with Women Veterans Social Justice.

Sunday, April 29, 2012: Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Plant Identification. Ms. Rancourt is facilitating this all day event (rain, shine, or snow) on her 9 acres. The presentation begins with a slide presentation, Native philosophy as it pertains to plant gathering, light lunch and field work. All ages, and levels of expertise welcome. 10am - 4/5pm. Hadley, NY.  

Saturday, April 14, 2012: Navigating the Holistic Terrain - A FREE Day Retreat for Women Veterans interested in using holistic methods for wellness. Ms. Rancourt, Jean Fei, and Penelope Jewell facilitating the day of experiencing holistic methods, and discussion. 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY.

Friday, April 13, 2012:Creative Arts Therapies Conference - Creating Schema for Analysis and Growth Using the Creative Arts Therapies. 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Albany NY. Ms. Rancourt is presenting: The Art of Creative Arts Therapy.​