Andrea Potos is the author of nine poetry collections, including Mothershell (Kelsay Books), A Stone to Carry Home (Salmon Poetry), Arrows of Light (Iris Press), An Ink Like Early Twilight (Salmon Poetry), We Lit the Lamps Ourselves (Salmon Poetry), and Yaya’s Cloth (Iris Press). Several of her books received Outstanding Achievement Awards in Poetry from the Wisconsin Library Association. She received the William Stafford Prize in Poetry from Rosebud Magazine, and the James Hearst Poetry Prize from the North American Review. Her poems have been featured widely in print and online, including Spirituality & Health Magazine, gratefulness.org, Verse Daily, One Art, Your Daily Poem, Women Artist’s Datebook (Syracuse Cultural Workers), Poetry East, Cave Wall, Women’s Review of Books, Atlanta Review, Southern Poetry Review, Poem, Sou’wester, Poetry Ireland Review, Literary Mama, Mom Egg Review, Sunlight Press, and many others, including How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope (Storey Publishing), I Feel A Little Jumpy Around You (Simon & Schuster), and Claiming the Spirit Within (Beacon Press). Andrea worked for many years as a bookseller in independent bookstores. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Paperback: 70 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (February 8, 2021)