• Fulbright Enrichment Seminar: Preparing for and Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change
    May 11-14, 2022
    Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Cleveland, Ohio

  • “Flirting By or On Moto” Evening Street Review. Forthcoming-Dec. 2022.


  • “Motorcycle Riding in Ouaga in the Harmattan” New Square, Spring 2021.


  • “The Power of the Pen”, “Wood County News, 1882”, and “Tarred & Feathered by the Wood
    County News” S/tick, July 2019.


  • Fulbright US Scholar Appointment 2018-2020
    Suzanne was named a Fulbright US Scholar at the Department of Anglophone Studies, University of Ouagadougou (Université Ouaga), Burkina Faso, West Africa.


  • Suzanne discussed Passion Seeds in a televised interview on Kolomatin/ RTG in Guinea, West Africa, July 2017.


  • National Poetry Month 2016
    The Cuyahoga County Public Library honors National Poetry Month by featuring thirty poets and poems for thirty days in April: April 17, 2016 features the poem FruitLove by Suzanne Ondrus. If you would like to receive a daily email with a link to each day’s poet, poem, you can sign up here.
  • Poetry Reading
    Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Loganberry Books 13015 Larchmere Blvd. Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
    Suzanne will read from her new manuscript tentatively titled “Death’s Air,” as well as from her book “Passion Seeds.”  The reading is free and open to the public. You are welcome to bring a bottle of wine; Loganberry charges a minimal uncorking fee. Copies of Suzanne’s book are available at Loganberry. Reading followed by open mic.



  • Author Day Expo at the Willoughby Hills Community Center
    Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 am – 3:00 p.m.
    Willoughby Hills Community Center 35400 Chardon Rd, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094
    Come chat with Suzanne! Books will be available for purchase.
  • Poetry Reading & Book Signing
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 ,at 7:00 p.m.
    Lakeland Community College Library, C Building
    Free and open to public, Ms. Ondrus will read selections from her new book “Passion Seeds” that won the Vernice Quebodeaux Prize, followed by an open-mic and refreshments. Her book will be for sale. 
  • Passion Seeds Reading and Book Launch
    Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 3 p.m
    West Geauga Library; reception to follow