Dawn Potter Poetry Reading Friday, January 20
Posted 01/18/2012 02:43PM

Dawn Potter Poetry Reading Friday, January 20


Poet Dawn Potter will present a reading of her poetry in Westover's Adams Library on Friday, January 20, at 7:30 pm.


Ms. Potter is the author of two published collections of poetry – How the Crimes Happened, a finalist for the 2011 Maine Literary Award for Poetry, and Boy Land and Other Poems – and a memoir, Tracing Paradise: Two Years in Harmony with John Milton, the winner of the 2010 Main Literary Award for Non-Fiction. The Poets' Sourcebook, her anthology of writings about poetry, will be published by Autumn House Press in 2013, and Same Old Story, her third poetry collection, is scheduled to be published by CavanKerry Press in 2014.


New poems and essays by Ms. Potter have appeared or are forthcoming in the Sewanee Review, the Threepenny Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other journals. In addition, she is the associate director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, which is held each summer at Robert Frost's home in Franconia, NH. She also plays fiddle in the band String Field Theory.


Ms. Potter resides in Harmony, ME, with photographer Thomas Birtwistle and their two sons.


Westover’s Visiting Poets Program is underwritten by the Nancy May Rennell Field ’35 Fund.


The public is invited to attend this reading. Parking is available in front of the school and along South Street. All visitors must check in with the North Office, located in the Main Building of the school. For directions to Westover please visit or call 203.758.2423. 

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