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Randall Potts is the author of a previous collection of poems, Collision Center, published by O Books in 1994 and a chapbook, Recant: (A Revision), published by Leave Books in 1994.


His 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.


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