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 4, 2019 Bear Pond Books, Montpelier, VT. Tommy Orange, Suzanne Rancourt and Celia Bland - Native Voices Reading 7 - 8 pm. POC: Samantha Kolber, 77 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 802-229-0774 The location has been moved to the Chapel, VT College Campus, Montpelier. 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 6, 2019 Voices of Poetry- Off the Wall, 6 pm. Tao Water Art Gallery, 1989 Main St., West Barnstable, MA 508.375.0428 www.taowatergallery.com more info HERE. June 6, 2019 Ms. Rancourt is reading from her newest release, murmurs at the gate, Phoenix 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
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 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
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 3 - 23, 2018 Veteran Art Exhibit, Artspace Patchogue, 20 Terry St., Patchogue, NY 11772
POC: Dave Rogers 631-838-8944
Ms. Rancourt will read from Billboard in the Clouds, and her forthcoming book, murmurs at the gate.
Books will be for purchase and signing.
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
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: 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.
The Carey Institute for Global Good, Rensselaerville, NY.
October 7, 2016 Artist Salon at Moon & River Cafe, 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. http://militaryexperience.org/mea-2-may-14-17-2015/ 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.