Your Team - The Los Angeles Poet Society


Our goal is to keep you informed and tell you what's going on around town in the Literary Arts. It takes a village to help bridge LA. Here are our Villagers. 

Jessica M. Wilson
Founder &
Executive Director
Juan Cardenas
Associate Director
Susan Gonzalez
Fundraising Director

Susan Gonzalez is a comedian, cellist, violinist, actress, and poet. She is a student at North Valley Occupational Center and College of the Canyons. She hopes to receive her administrative assitant certificate by the end of the year, in addition to having received her Associates degree in Theatre from COC this past June. In the future, she will pursue a major in communications and a minor in business, with the intention of transferring to California State University of Northridge.


Her most recent theatrical project is being the spotlight operator for COC’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors” When she is not on stage, she is always trying to crack a joke and make someone laugh, one day she hopes to perform stand-up comedy and make a whole audience laugh! Helping others is extremely important to her, as a result, she is involved in a lot of organizations in her community. She is an active volunteer for the American Red Cross, a member of The Eagles Ladies Auxiliary 2188, and was recently the fundraising intern at Tia Chuchas Centro Cultural & Bookstore.

Coco Rodriguez-Ramirez

Author of Unicorn Psychosis, Spectrum Publishing Historian, Mental Health Advocate, Poet, Writer, Speaker and Performance Artist resides in Pasadena. Recent publications include: Lummox 8, Altadena Poetry Review 2019, Animal Heart Press, and debuts most work with Spectrum Publishing. Born into a life of medical impossibilities, numerous traumas, and abuse writing provided strength and endurance to carry on. Writing has always been a secret passion since childhood. Mother of two boys, which was deemed medically impossible due to the nature of the vast medical conditions sustained throughout life. Given a life expectancy of 18 armed with determination now over 40 and fiercely fighting the day to day traumas of life through verse.


Our Partners

Jeffrey Bryant
Website Sponsor
Norman Molesko
Partner - Senior Advocacy & Creative Aging

Writer living in LA, published in LA Weekly, LA Times, Poetic Diversity, Coiled Serpent.

Normie is a pioneer in promoting and conveying Senior Advocacy. How so? Because he covers many aspects of Senior Advocacy through the means of poetry, Senior life, Senior experiences, Senior concerns and Senior issues, in his workshop of words, gestures and communications.


He is a storyteller - poet - entertainer – since the year 1999 and focuses on the mind, body, spirit and soul.


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