Lo Potter

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 edit and write for Coffee House Writers.

Professional Web Publications:

Podcast Contributions:

Literary Magazine Publications:

Upcoming Poetry Publications:

  • “A Hundred Different Skies” – poetic memoir and travelogue
  • “Homesick Under Distant Skies” – poetic, personal commentary collection
  • “L’identité Politique” – bilingual poetry chapbook on aspects of identity in relation to systems of authority
  • “Celestial Navigation” – poetry chapbook on aspects of family legacy, spirituality, and the story of a cross-country road trip

Upcoming Written Works:

  • “Black Swan Hunting” – an LGBTQA murder mystery thriller
  • “Little Earthquakes In The Sea” – the biography of geophysicist Joseph W. Berg Jr.


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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