Meet Dawn Potter, Director and Faculty for the Conference on Poetry and Teaching

Dawn, color1, 2015Dawn Potter is the author or editor of seven books of prose and poetry, most recently The Vagabond’s Bookshelf: A Reader’s Memoir, forthcoming in spring 2016. New poems and essays have appeared in the Beloit Poetry Journal, Sewanee Review, Salamander, and many other journals in the United States and abroad.

Dawn works widely as a visiting writer, leading classes for K-12 students, teacher development programs, and undergraduate and graduate students. Upcoming sessions in 2016 include workshops at Pine Manor College’s Solstice MFA program, Smith College, the University of Maine at Augusta, and the White Mountain School. In addition to writing, editing, and teaching, Dawn sings and plays fiddle with the band Doughty Hill. For more about Dawn and her work, visit her blog.

Check out Dawn’s blog read more…

An interview with Dawn at CavanKerry Press read more…

An interview with Dawn at Sewanee Review read more…

A teaching essay from Dawn on poets.org read more…

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