The Poetry Project

Dianca London Potts

Dianca London Potts looks directly into the camera, holding a jack-o-lantern. Around her left eye are smaller eyes photoshopped into the image. She wears black enamel glasses and Bettie Page bangs.

Dianca London Potts earned her MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and her MA in English and her MA in Humanities from Arcadia University. She is a Kimbilio Fiction Fellow, a VONA Voices alum, the former prose editor of LIT magazine, and the former online editor of Well-Read Black Girl. Her words have been featured in the Village Voice, Vice, Electric Literature, Glamour, Shondaland, Obsidian, and elsewhere. Her memoir, Planning for the Apocalypse, is forthcoming. You can follow her musings on Twitter via @diancalondon.