Saturday, May 11th, Sunstone celebrates Mother’s Day with the poetry of 4 incredible artists. Have brunch, and celebrate mothers with Sunstone. Seating for this brunch event is limited, so please register to secure your spot. 


10:00 AM at the Hub and Spoke Diner

Order brunch and listen to poetry readings by Dayna Patterson, Kathryn Knight Sonntag, Tyler Chadwick, and Susan Elizabeth Howe. Please read about our panel of poets below.

Seats for this reading are limited. Register today to secure your spot. 


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Our poetry reading will take place at Hub and Spoke Diner at 1291 S 1100 E Salt Lake City, UT 84105. Seating for this private reservation is limited, so please register today to secure a seat.




Dayna Patterson is the author of Titania in Yellow (Porkbelly Press, 2019) and If Mother Braids a Waterfall (Signature Books, 2020). She is a co-editor of Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry. Her creative work has appeared or is forthcoming in POETRY, AGNI, Crab Orchard Review, Hotel Amerika, Passages North, Sugar House Review, Western Humanities Review, and Zone 3. She is the founding editor-in-chief of Psaltery & Lyre and poetry editor for Exponent II Magazine.


Kathryn Knight Sonntag
is the author of The Tree at the Center (By Common Consent Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in many publications, including: Shades: The University of Utah’s Literary Magazine, Wilderness Interface Zone, Exponent II, Psaltery & Lyre, Segullah, and Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.
She holds a BA in English, a BS in environmental studies, and a Master’s in landscape architecture and environmental planning.



Tyler Chadwick is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher. He has three books to his name: two anthologies, Fire in the Pasture: 21st Century Mormon Poets (Peculiar Pages, 2011) and Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry (Peculiar Pages, 2018), and a collection of poetry and essays, Field Notes on Language and Kinship (Mormon Artists Group, 2013). He lives in Ogden, Utah, with his wife, Jess, and their four daughters.



Susan Elizabeth Howe has published two collections of poetry, Stone Spirits and most recently Salt.  Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, Agni, Western Humanities Review, and many other journals.  She has served as the editor of Exponent II, the poetry editor of Dialogue and of Literature and Belief, the managing editor of Denver Quarterly, and an associate editor of Tar River Poetry.  She is currently an associate editor of BYU Studies.  A retired BYU English professor, she lives with her husband Cless Young in Ephraim, Utah.  

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