Reading at Seven Stars Gallery

Seven Stars Gallery 210 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA, United States

Susan Suntree reads from her latest works.

Indigenous People and Native Realities

Claremont Presbyterian Church 1111 N Mountain Ave., Claremont, CA, United States

Join Raven and Coyote as they guide us on a tour through the primordial origins of Southern California, beginning with the Big Bang/Great Silence to the present.
It's the first gathering of a three-part series, "Indigenous Peoples and Native Realities."


Harry’s Poetry Hour

Please join us to see/hear two brilliant poets, Susan Suntree & Tom Laichas, read their poetry on Harry's Poetry Hour, Creative Chaos MPTF, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 1-2 PM PST. Thanks to Jennifer Clymer, Director, MPTF Studios, & the Creative Chaos Team

Poetry Reading and Open Mic

The Book Jewel Bookshop 6259 W. 87th Street, Westchester, CA, United States

What a pleasure it is to read with two marvelous poets: Tom Laichas and Brendan Constantine!

Spring Poetry! Sims Poetry Library

Sims Poetry Library 2702 W. Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States

I'm so pleased to join this program of excellent poets at the famous Sims Poetry Library on March 25 at 2 PM. 2702 W. Florence Ave, LA CA, I'll read poems from my new manuscript-in-progress: The Undertakers. Yes, Earth Day Every Day!

West Hollywood’s Ladies of Courage Art Festival

West Hollywood Park 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, United States

I'll be reading in tandem with Phoebe McAdams from our books about Los Angeles. Her poems are drawn from her daily experiences and contemplations of living in Los Angeles, while my poems tell the origin stories of the region's dynamic landscape in which the land and the sea are the main characters. Poet Jimmy Vega will round out the reading with his insights into the riches and complications of our urban lives.

Tom Laichas Book Release

Beyond Baroque Literary Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA, United States

On April 1st, please help me celebrate the release of my new collection of poems, Three Hundred Streets of Venice California, just out from FutureCycle Press.

Sierra Poetry Festival’s Poetic Crossing

Norh Columbia Schoolhoue 17894 Tyler Ft Rd, Nevada City, CA, United States

Irrepressible spring leans toward summer. Even here, at the coast, inland heat simmers just beyond the fog and ocean clouds. With April comes National Poetry Month and with that come the festivals!

I'm reading in the Sierra Poetry Festival's Poetic Crossings on North San Juan Ridge (just outside Nevada City), a site of artistic vitality when I lived in Nevada County in the late 70s and early 80s.


Open Mic with Susan Suntree at Puvungna

University of Califorina Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA, United States

Puvungna is one of the most important sacred and cultural sites in Southern California. I'll be reading mainly from my award-winning book, Sacred Sites: The Secret History of Southern California, including ancient narratives about the history of this singular village site.

Even if the Whole World is Burning – Celebrating WS Merwin

Beyond Baroque Literary Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA, United States

Celebrate the distinguished poet, W.S. Merwin with a screening of Even Though the Whole World is Burning, a documentary about his life and work, presented and accompanied by a panel and readings from Susan Suntree, Cheri Colby Langdell, Tim Langdell, and Daniel E. Lambert.


Laemmle Monica Film Center 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA, United States

I will participate on a panel at the ETHOS Film Awards festival discussing Sheila Laffey’s short film about the effort to save the Ballona Wetlands. The film includes clips from the street theater troupe, FrogWorks and the Earth Water Air LA giant puppet trek across the city that I co-founded. Art in Action! If you live in the area, join us! Tell your LA friends!