Andrea Potos

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), and Yaya's Cloth (Iris Press). Traveling, art, and family give Andrea the greatest inspirations for her work. She can usually be found in cafes, writing by longhand, using notebooks with creamy and smooth pages.  She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

The Poetry Page: Andrea Potos

“The poems in Marrow of Summer are my way of appreciating, honoring, and preserv…

Poem: Burren Messenger

From our poet of the month: Andrea Potos

Mother, After

"on her face like / Renoir / might have painted"