WHAT'S HAPPENING



UPCOMING EVENTS 
(all times are Eastern time)

June 24, 2024, 7 p.m. / Free in-person event / switches to Zoom in event of rain
Summer Gazebo Reading 
Schoolhouse Green, Oceanside (across the street from 65 Foxhurst Road, Oceanside, NY 11572) 
Bring a chair or blanket!

July 13, 2024, 3 p.m. / Free in-person event
"Crossroads of Verse"  Poetry & music program presented by poet Emily-Sue Sloane and singer-songwriter Linda Sussman
Smithtown Library, Commack Building
3 Indian Head Rd., Commack, NY

November 9, 2024  12-2 p.m. / Zoom event
“Poets Building Bridges” series
Presented by Walt Whitman Birthplace Association
One of the Northport, NY, Featured Readers


2025 EVENTS

April 25, 2025  2:30 p.m. / Free in-person event
"Crossroads of Verse"  Poetry & music program presented by poet Emily-Sue Sloane and singer-songwriter Linda Sussman
 Harborfields Library, 31 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY
 


PAST EVENTS

April 25, 2024, 7 p.m. / Free in-person event 
BOOK LAUNCH: “Disconnects and Other Broken Threads” [Reading & Discussion]
Theodore's Books, Oyster Bay, NY

April 15, 2024  7.p.m. /  Click here to watch Zoom event
Featured Reader: “Poetry Near & Afar” series  (my reading starts at the 26:45 mark)
Oceanside Library 

April 10, 2024   2-3 p.m. / Click here to watch in-person event
Landmark on Main Street, “Afternoon T.E.A.” series 
"Crossroads of Verse"  Poetry & music program presented by poet Emily-Sue Sloane and singer-songwriter Linda Sussman
Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Port Washington, NY

April 6, 2024   2:30 p.m. / Free in-person event
Suffolk County Poetry Review book launch
Dog-Eared Bard's Book Shop, East Northport, NY

April 5, 2024   7 p.m. / Free in-person event
Northport Village Poetry Path reading
Sponsored by the Northport Arts Coalition
Northport Public Library, Northport, NY

March 16, 2024   7 p.m. / In-person event
"Crossroads of Verse"
Poetry & music presented by poet Emily-Sue Sloane and singer-songwriter Linda Sussman
The Next Chapter bookstore, Huntington, NY

March 9, 2024   7 p.m. / Zoom event (click here for recording of the event)
Disconnects and Other Broken Threads debut
One of three featured readers: The Poetry Box Live series
Click here for more information

November 28, 2023 4 p.m.
Bards Against Hunger Book Launch
The Dog-Eared Bards Book Shop, East Northport, NY

November 28, 2023 
NCPLS Book Launch
Bellmore Memorial Library, Bellmore, NY

November 6, 2023, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
"Crossroads of Verse"
Poetry & music presented by poet Emily-Sue Sloane and singer-songwriter Linda Sussman
Temple Beth El of Huntington, NY

October 21, 2023, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Long Island Sounds Book Launch
Levittown Town Hall, Levittown, NY

November 2, 2023, 7 p.m.-8:30-ish p.m. 
Featured reader 
Jack Jack's Coffee House, Babylon, NY

September 22, 2023, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. 
Babylon Village Arts Council Awards Ceremony & Reception 
Village of Babylon Historical & Preservation Society, Babylon, NY

April 22, 2023, 2:30 pm
Suffolk County Poetry Review — Book Launch
The Dog-Eared Bard's Book Shop, East Northport, NY

October 23, 2022, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 pm
Bards Annual 2022, Bards Day
Walt Whitman Birthplace, Huntington Station, NY

November 29, 2022, 6:30 pm
Nassau County Poet Laureate Society
2021-2022 Review, Book Launch
Bellmore Public Library, Bellmore, NY

April 11, 2022, 7:00 pm 
Online Event: "Meet the Author" 
With singer-songwriter Linda Sussman 
Host: West Babylon Public Library

April 3, 2022, 7:30 pm  
Online Event: "A Celebration of the Arts" 
Featured poet: Reading & Discussion / Featured Musician: Linda Sussman 
Host: Temple Beth El of Huntington, NY  

February 25, 2022, 7:30 pm  
Featured Reader   
Poets in Port, sponsored by Northport Arts Coalition (NAC)  

We Are Beach Glass: 
BOOK LAUNCH Dec 7, 2021@ 7-8 pm (EST) 
Reading + music (Zoom event)

November 5, 2021, 7 pm - 9 pm 
One of the Community poets at
Walking With Whitman, a virtual music & poetry event
Host: Walt Whitman Birthplace Association 
Video replay

September 24, 2021, 7:30 pm 
Featured Reader 
Poets in Port, sponsored by Northport Arts Coalition (NAC)

September 12, 2021, 4 pm 
Twin Towers, Twin Decades virtual book launch 
recorded reading 
Local Gems Press

July 25, 2021  
Princess Ronkonkoma Productions Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

May 31, 2021
Leaves of Grass Marathon Reading and Art Exhibit 
Contributed a video recording to celebrate Walt Whitman's 202nd birthday. Walt Whitman Birthplace Association's YouTube channel 

April 18, 2021
"A Sunday Morning Hike Imagined During Quarantine"
Readings by contributors to Corona: An Anthology of Poems, edited by Gayle Teller 
Hosted by Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

December 4, 2020  
One of the Community poets at Walking With Whitman  
Virtual poetry & music event hosted by Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

November 19, 2020   
Virtual book launch: Calling All Writers 2020 Anthology, Hope

September 3, 2020 
"Coffee Break" and "On the Eve of Harvest Time" 
Poetry reading by members of The Long Island Poetry Collective
Virtual event at Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

August 28, 2020   
"Not the Founders' Dream," "Just Enjoy Life" and "Turning Point"  - audio recording
Virtual book launch: CHAOS: A Poetry Vortex, anthology by Local Gems Press, 2020
podcast and fundraiser for Feeding America 
Bards Poetry Revolution

June 26, 2020
A featured poet at virtual music & poetry event
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Open Mic

June 18, 2020
"Balance" - audio reading
Virtual book launch: Trees in a Garden of Ashes, anthology by Local Gems Press, 2020 
Bards Poetry Revolution

March 26, 2020 
"Two Hawks" - audio reading 
Virtual book launch: Suffolk County Poetry Review by Local Gems Press, 2020  [print issue in press]  
Bards Poetry Revolution

 

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