Suffolk County Poet Laureate Award Ceremony

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is delighted to host a virtual ceremony to celebrate the new Suffolk County Poet Laureate for 2021-2023, Dr. Richard Bronson! The committee of former Poet Laureates of Suffolk County, Long Island Poetry Collective, and the Suffolk County Legislature will officially announce the incoming Poet Laureate and presenting an award to him.
This event has a $5 suggested donation:

About our musician:
Linda Sussman is a Long Island, NY-based recording artist whose music blurs the lines of contemporary folk and blues. Linda’s music has received international airplay–from New York stations WFUV and WUSB to other parts of the US, UK, Europe, Israel and elsewhere. Just 6 weeks after its February 2021 release, Linda’s latest album, titled These Walls, ranked #1 on the Roots Music Report’s “Top 50 Alternative Folk Album Chart” (wk 4/3/21). Pre-pandemic, Linda was touring the East Coast as a solo artist and at times performing with her studio musicians under the name the Linda Sussman Collective, including gigs at NYC’s iconic The Bitter End. Linda’s music is available on all streaming sites; much more on her website at