A Writing Workshop for Everyone: “Making Sense of the Sensorial” with Suzanne Rancourt
October 11 @ 7:00 pm
Location: Adirondack Center for Writing – 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake
Cost: Free (donations encouraged)
Using a combination of Expressive Arts and Amherst Writers & Artists methods, author Suzanne Rancourt will dive deep into current metaphor practices that engage readers with the Natural World. Participants will learn refreshing strategies to awaken our senses and hone our craft. Simple, experiential, and human. All skill levels and genres welcomed.
Ms. Rancourt is Abenaki/Huron decent and is a multi-modal Expressive Arts Therapist with graduate degrees and certifications in psychology, creative writing, drug and alcohol recovery. Her first book of poetry, Billboard in the Clouds, Curbstone Press, received the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas First Book Award and is now in its 2nd printing , Norhtwestern University Press. Her second, murmurs at the gate, Unsolicited Press, released May 2019 and won the 2023 Poetry of Modern Conflict Award. Ms. Rancourt’s 3rd book, Old Stones, New Roads, Main Street Rag Publishers, released 2021. Her 4th manuscript, Songs of Archilochus, Unsolicited Press, is scheduled to release Autumn 2023.