2023 Upcoming

Gaithersburg Book Festival, In-Person, featured author, panel discussion presentation at 12:15-1:05 p.m. with featured authors Kwame Sound Daniels and Shelley Puhak in the Poe tent — signing will take place in the indoor author signing area immediately following presentation. Saturday, May 20th, Gaithersburg, MD

A Persistence of Cormorants, In-person with Nicole Callihan, Amy Holman, and Melinda Wilson, 165 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY, June 4th, 1:30PM.

Hudson Valley Writers Center, The Haibun: a generative poetry workshop with Suzanne Frischkorn, via Zoom, Saturday, October 21, 12:30PM – 2:30PM. Scholarship information will be available for this class on May 1, and applications are due on May 15, 2023.

Southern Connecticut University Visiting Writers Series, In-person, New Haven, CT, more soon.

Previous 2023

Dire Literary Series, Virtual, Thursday, January 5th, 7PM ET.

People and their Poems Podcast, Hosted by Woodbury Poet Laureate Sandy Carlson, Saturday, January 14th.

FUMFA Poets & Writers Live, In-person, Featuring Suzanne Frischkorn & musicians Luke Molina, & Liz Ryklin, at Eco Evolution, 135 Washington Street, S. Norwalk, CT, Friday, January 20th, Open mic begins at 7PM.

Downtown Writers Center, Visiting Authors Reading Series, via Zoom, with Alessandra Lynch, Friday, January 27th, 7PM ET

WordHouse Reading Series, In-Person, with James Berger, Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT, February 18th, 2pm-4pm

Sunday Poetry Salon Chicago, Virtual, with Nikia Chaney, Dawn Raffel, Sara Lippmann, and Michele McDannold, Sunday, February 26, 6PM CDT.

KGB Monday Night Poetry Series, In-person with Judith Baumel,  KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th Street, New York, New York, Monday, February 27th, 7:30PM

SWWIM Residency at The Betsy HotelSouth Beach, Miami, Florida, March 14-17th.

Poetry Reading: Suzanne Frischkorn + Susannah Simpson, Wednesday, March 15th, 7:30PM.

Meet the Artist : Suzanne Frischkorn, Thursday, March 16th, 5:30PM.

Celebrating Poetry, Woodbury Public Library, An Exploration of Poetry and Place Discussion Panel, Connecticut Poet Laureate Antoinette Brim-Bell, Pegi Deitz-Shea, Suzanne Frischkorn, Jim Kelleher, Patt Mottola, Tim Nicotera, and Lin Northrup. 2-3PM, 269 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT, Saturday, April 29th, 9:30AM – 4:15PM.

Unnameable Books, In-person with Jennifer Franklin, Julia Guez, Jennifer Martelli, and Soren Stockman, 615 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, May 13th, 7PM.


Jackleg Press Spring Reading, with Diane Seuss and Melissa Studdard, Thursday, May 19th, 6:30 PM

Hudson Valley Writers Center, Virtual, with Mai Der Vang and Jennifer Elise Foerster, Sunday, August 7th, 4PM.

A Garden of Verse Poetry Series, In-person, Keeler Tavern Garden, 125 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT, with BK Fischer, Monday, August 8th, 7PM

Writers in Conversation, hosted by Laurel Peterson, In-person, Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT, with Emily Alta Hockaday, Thursday, September 15th, 6PM.

Author Talk & Reading, In Recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, In-person, Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road, Redding, CT, Thursday, September 29th, 7:30PM Book sale and signing. Refreshments will be served.  

Mercy Street Readings, Virtual, with Cyrus Cassells, Kathy Fagan, Elisa Gabbert, Soren Stockman, and Michael Joseph Walsh, Sunday, October 2, 4PM PT | 6PM CT | 7PM ET

South Florida Poetry Journal, Virtual, with Flower Conroy, Wednesday, October 12th, 7PM

JackLeg Press at American University, Washington, DC, Let’s Talk About Publishing, In-person with Jessica Cuello, Reginald Gibbons, Jen Harris, Rita Mookerjee, Simone Muench, Ruben Quesada, Cornelia Spelman, Peter Stenson, and Melissa Studdard, Saturday, October 22, 15PM Reading Series, Virtual, with Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, and Tara Lynn Masih, Hosted by Alison Hawthorne Deming, Monday, October 24th, 8PM ET

Grolier Poetry Bookshop, Synchronous, Cambridge, MA, with Susan Rich, Soren Stockman, and Jon Woodward, & an Introduction by January Gill O’Neil Wednesday, October 26th, 7PM ET

Indie Author Celebration, In-person, Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, JackLeg Press Panel with Jessica Cuello and Melissa Studdard, Saturday, November 5th, 10AM-5PM

Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, UC Davis KDVS radio show | podcast, Wednesday, November 9th, 5PM PST | 8PM EST

Writers Salon, In-person, with Ralph Nazareth and Kate Lutzner, + open mic, food + drink, Wilton, CT, Saturday, November 12th, 3PM. Hosted by Erika Lutzner.

A Hundred Pitchers of Honey Reading Series, Virtual, with John Compton, and Matthew E. Henry, Thursday, November 17th, 4:30 PT | 6:30 CT | 7:30 | ET

Poetry Rocks, Arts Center East, In-person, Vernon, CT with Steve Straight, also reading will be Rockville High School’s award-winning poets Anaya Tolton and Caitlin Chatterton, + an open mic. A reception and book-signing will follow the reading. Requested donation is $5. Masks are recommended but not required. Sunday, December 4th, 3PM-5PM

The Wintonbury Poetry Series, Virtual, with Connecticut State Poet Laureate Antoinette Brim-Bell. An open mic will follow the featured poets. Thursday, December 15th, 7PM ET

[Selected Past]

Albertus Magnus College MFA Featured Speaker & Reading | Writer’s Resist Real Art Ways, Hartford CT | New York City Poetry Festival with Dire Literary Reading Series | Friends and Enemies of Wallace Stevens Annual Rose Garden Reading Featured Reader with Charles Rafferty | Real Art Ways | University of New Haven | William Paterson University, Featured Speaker & Reading | WordForge Reading Series | Cornelia Street Café, NYC | Wild Lives / Raucous Pens: Readings from and Hawk & Handsaw, University of Colorado | Dire Literary Series, Cambridge, MA  | The Writer’s Center, Emerging Writers Series Fellow, Bethesda, MD | Dartmouth College Poetry & Prose Series | Southern Connecticut State University Visiting Writers Series | Acentos: A Gathering and Celebration of Latino and Latina Poets Hunter College | Terrain 10 th Anniversary Reading, Cornelia Street Café, NYC | Palabra Pura Series, Guild Literary Complex, Chicago | Bluestockings Women’s Poetry Series, NYC | Westside YMCA Writer’s Voice Series, NYC | Aldrich Award Winner Reading, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT | Saratoga Springs Poetry Zone Reading Series, NY | The Pedestal Magazine Reading Event at Housing Works, NYC | Estrogenius Festival, NYC | Albert Shahinian Fine Art | WPKN Radio Broadcast | Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award Winners’ Reading & Ceremony The Poetry Center, Paterson, NJ |