Charles Potts

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Charles Potts (born August 28, 1943) from Walla Walla, Washington is an American, projectivist poet, and was once mentored by Edward Dorn.



  • Kiot: Selected Early Poems, 1963-1977, Blue Begonia Press, Yakima, Washington, 2005
  • Compostrella/Starfield, Time Barn Books, Nashville, Tennessee, 2004
  • Across the North Pacific, Slough Press, College Station, Texas, 2002
  • Lucintite TM, Butcher Shop Press, Oneonta, New York 2002
  • Slash and Burn, Blue Begonia Press, with Robert McNealy, Yakima, Washington, 2001
  • Prophet/Profit, Poetnoise, with Chris Bodor, Beacon, New York, 2001
  • Nature Lovers, Pleasure Boat Studio, Bainbridge Island, Washington, 2000
  • Angio Gram, D Press, Sebastopol, California, 2000
  • Little Lord Shiva: The Berkeley Poems, 1968, Glass Eye Books, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1999
  • Lost River Mountain, Blue Begonia Press, Yakima, Washington, 1999
  • Fascist Haikus, Acid Press, Pocatello, Idaho, 1999
  • 100 Years in Idaho, Tsunami Inc., Walla Walla, Washington, 1996
  • How the South Finally Won the Civil War, Tsunami Inc., 1995
  • Loading Las Vegas, Current, Walla Walla, Washington, 1991
  • The Dictatorship of the Environment, Druid Books, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991
  • A Rite to the Body, Ghost Dance Press, East Lansing, Michigan, 1989
  • Rocky Mountain Man, (Selected Poems) The Smith, New York City, 1978
  • Valga Krusa, Litmus Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1977
  • The Opium Must Go Thru, Litmus Inc., with illustrations by Robert McNealy, 1976
  • Charlie Kiot, Folk Frog Press, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1976
  • The Golden Calf, Litmus Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1975
  • The Trancemigraçion of Menzu, Empty Elevator Shaft Press, San Francisco, 1973
  • Waiting in Blood, Rainbow Resin Press, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1973
  • Blue up the Nile, Quixote, Madison, Wisconsin, 1972
  • The Litmus Papers, Gunrunner Press, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1969
  • Little Lord Shiva, Noh Directions, Berkeley, California, 1969
  • Burning Snake, Presna De Lagar, Portland, Oregon, 1967
  • Blues From Thurston County, Grande Ronde Press, La Grande, Oregon, 1966


  • Poet’s Book-Shelf, The Barnwood Press, Selma, Indiana, 2005
  • Poetnoise 2000, Poetnoise, Beacon, New York, 2001
  • Vox Populi, Eleventh Hour Productions, Seattle Poetry Festival, 2000
  • The Living Underground: Prose, Whitston Publishing Company, Troy, New York, 1999
  • Portland Lights, Nine Lights Press, Portland, Oregon, 1999
  • Will Work for Peace, Zeropanik Press, Middletown, New York, 1999
  • 40 Years of American Poetry, Church Press, Providence, Rhode Island, 1999
  • Maverick Western Verse, Peregrine Smith, Layton, Utah, 1994
  • Men of our Time, University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, 1992
  • The Proceedings (of the 3rd Walla Walla Poetry Party), Walla Walla, Washington, 1992
  • Image, Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, Washington, 1991
  • Writer's Northwest Handbook, 4th Edition, Media Weavers, Beaverton, Oregon, 1991
  • Idaho's Poetry, A Centennial Anthology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1988
  • Cafe Solo, Solo Press, Atascadero, California, 1988
  • Gargoyle Fiction '84, Paycock Press, Washington, D.C., 1984
  • A Critical (Ninth) Assembling (Precisely: 6789), Richard Kostelanetz, editor, New York, 1979
  • Turpentin on the Rocks, Marlo Verlag, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1978
  • The Face of Poetry, Gallimaufry Press, Arlington, Virginia, 1977
  • The Far Side of the Storm, San Marcos, Los Cerillos, New Mexico, 1975
  • The Smith/17, The Smith, New York City, 1975
  • Hellcoal Annual 3, Hellcoal, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1973
  • Trubador Anthology, Rainbow Resin / Folk Frog Presses, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1972
  • The Living Underground, Whitston Press, Troy, New York, 1972
  • The Anthology, (of poems read at first COSMEP conference), Berkeley, California, 1969
  • Do You Want to be in Our Zoo Too, Zoo Press, Pocatello, Idaho, 1966
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