Lo Potter

Lo Potter – Author Portrait 2022

Lo Potter grew up on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. They received their BSc from Mary Baldwin Women’s College in Staunton, Virginia and their MS from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They currently work under contract as a copyeditor, copywriter, and webmaster for the science and sustainability of Alaska Fisheries.

Professional Web Publications:


Podcast Contributions:

Literary Magazine Publications:

Poetry Publications:

  • L’identité Politique – bilingual poetry chapbook on aspects of identity in relation to systems of authority (email for pdf – 1st Edition out of print)
Web Poetry Publications:
Upcoming Poetry Publications:
  • “Celestial Navigation” – poetry chapbook on aspects of family legacy, spirituality, and the story of a cross-country road trip
  • “Vi” – a poetry book in Esperanto

Upcoming Written Works:

  • “Little Earthquakes In The Sea” – the biography of geophysicist Joseph W. Berg Jr.
  • “Theorem Incomplete” – a novel about mathematics, love, objective proof and the end of the internet as we know it.


What People Say

On the poem “Exo-Skeletons“:

“That last line though. I love it.”

Jeffrey Salem

On the poem “A Lesson Never Learned“:


Nat Kochan

On the poem “A Lesson Never Learned”:

“Intense. Driven.”

Kevin Fontan

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