Jonathan Potter

Jonathan Potter is a skater, a librarian, and the author of House of Words (2010) and Tulips for Elsie (2021). His poetry also appears in the Imago Dei, Railtown Almanac, and Spokane Writes anthologies, in a variety of journals, and on The Writer’s Almanac radio show and podcast. At various times and places from 2010 to 2020, Potter hosted Naked Lunch Break (a lunchtime poetry open mic and reading series), moderated the Poets of the Pacific Northwest and Poetry Salon panels at the Get Lit! literary festival, and contributed work to the Hotel Spokane, Only Time Will Tell, Verbatim, Pictures of Poets, and 50-Hour Slam poet/artist/photographer/filmmaker collaborative projects, happenings, and exhibits. He lives and works in Spokane, Washington, and can sometimes be found in Montreal.