My African Trousseau
My African Trousseau was published in Visitant, April 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.

Interview on Kolomatin/ RTG,  Guinea, 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.

Passion Seeds featured in African Literature Association Newsletter
New Series: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2014/January 2015

Passion Seeds reviewed by George Elliott Clarke, Poet Laureate of Toronto
Clarke, George Elliott, “Word on the Street: Fall Reading Guide,The Chronicle Herald, September 19, 2014

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, #3051
7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094-5198
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, $20 cash or check. Please email to reserve or purchase a signed book. For more info call: 440 525-7424.

Passion Seeds Reading and Book Launch
Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 3 p.m.
West Geauga Library
13455 Chillicothe Road
Chesterland, Ohio 44026
reception to follow