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randall potts poet poetry trickster university of Iowa press

Photograph by Emily Dulla

Author photo: Emily Dulla

Randall Potts (they/them) is the author of Trickster published by the University of Iowa Press (Kohl House Poets) in 2014 and Collision Center, published by O Books in 1994 and a chapbook, Recant: (A Revision), published by Leave Books in 1994.


Their poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, the Antioch Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Five Fingers Review, Iowa Review, Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, The West Marin Review, Unsplendid and other publications.


They attended the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and have taught creative writing at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of San Francisco and California College of the Arts. They volunteered as an intern at a wildlife rehabilitation hospital and worked on several oil spill responses. They live in Bellingham, Washington.

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